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Desperate Need for IFF Controls

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Jul 3, 2007 at 17:11

Confusion, to divide and conquer, diversionary tactics and the like, are these not the tools of conflict, of a war? President Bush, either unwittingly, or with feigned understanding, embraces what is now termed moderate Islam to show some sense of globally acknowledging the world's now fastest growing ideology, (while at the same time, the family of a British Muslim is returned to the United Kingdom without explanation after the bombing attempt in London), and there is to be understanding?

A debate on CNN over the points of moderate Islam versus fundamental Islam highlights that there is no consensus as to which should be recognized as the face of the religion they want the world to see, to what end? This same conflict is raging outside of direct American involvement in the Middle East with blood, not words flowing from the mouths of Muslim believers, and to what conclusion?

As President Eisenhower made his unwieldy gesture to Islam in the fifties, America's sense of such things might be characterized by what they saw in the movies, ‘Sinbad" or ‘Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves', already forgetting the North African campaign of just a few years before, or the shores of Tripoli and the raiders of the Barbary Coast in earlier times. In truth, the occidentals just plain did not understand the oriental mind.

The Middle East did not rise to the radar of full American attention until that small and feisty group of Holocaust Camp ex-patriots remade a name for themselves in 1948, and started what was to become the worlds' single most talked about and fussed over international situation, the Nation of Israel. At that time a contentious alliance formed between America and Israel, but it was enough to cause trouble for America with the ardent Muslim ideology which continues to this day, unabated.

While presenting himself shoeless to the Islamic sensibilities of the Muslim's life, the current President does so at the expense of this nation whom he had declared at one time to be Israel's friend. Yet he does so to an ideology that has declared America an enemy to Islam because of Israel and he is still wanting to make friends, while at the same time this declared enemy feigns making friends with America in order to gain an altered view of dispensability towards Israel. America brings their own evidence as tokens to this change in politics, the Road to Map to Peace being prima fascia.

Eventually, if this current American choice is not altered to return to a primary relationship with Israel without trying to dissect her any further, then the Islamic sensibilities will win the moment with feigned affections, and Israel will have lost the last real ally she once called friend. The last significant obstacle between Islam and the objective of the Muslim following of regaining al-Quds will be out of the way. And isn't that their desired goal anyway? Even as we see Syria hovering over the Golan, Jordan angling for control of the West Bank ‘Palestinian' territory, Hizbollah in the north and Hamas in the south; yes, we can see their intentions, even if we do not believe their words. Israel has her Sovereign defender, but America should have remained solidly by her side.

We should have left the rubble of the WTC as a monument to remind us what this nation has forgotten, there would be less confusion, and one can bet you would not walk shoeless there.
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