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One possiblility on why the flight went down

Reader comment on item: Why Did American Airlines 587 Crash?

Submitted by Walter D'Ull (United States), Aug 30, 2004 at 20:38

The answer is simple, even if not in accord with Western logic.
They hate us more than they love life, which is the definition of a suicide bomber.

to restate it with greater neatness:
A suicide bomber is one whose hatred is greater than his love for his own life.

another proverb for Iraq may be:

The enemy of my enemy is my enemy.

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