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Bush, Steyn, and Europe

Reader comment on item: Europe is Finished, Predicts Mark Steyn

Submitted by John R (United States), Nov 17, 2006 at 17:05

don't "hunker down in Fortress America" but destroy the ideology of radical Islam, help reform Islam, and expand Western civilization to new places. Only if Americans "can summon the will to shape at least part of the emerging world" will they have enough company to soldier on.

Which is exactly what Bush wants and has been trying to do in the Iraqi war. In other words, we need to do better, to take the war on terror more broadly and seriously, to not skate by just going there and taking out Sadaam. We need to do more, we need to implement Bush's plan,. To not succeed but to cut and run, which is what most Democrats want, would be a bitter pill for those who are more commited to fighting terror, for those believe the Islamic threat is more serious than many Democrats believe.

Islam is now the principal supplier of new Europeans," Mr. Steyn writes.

How many Muslims, in percentage terms out of the entire European population, are there in Europe? Did he mention that? Because I would think that if Muslims represent a small percentage of the European population, in addition to the Europe's government being predominantly non Muslim, then certainly the chances of Europe going down are slim, but that is for today, yes? Not to mention the European military is mostly non Muslim? And Europe's media is rational?

Europe is dying and America isn't

I do not believe that Europe is this feckless on defense and politically obtuse or else they would have it coming.

John R

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