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Perhaps they want to protect themselves

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Submitted by PPS (United States), Apr 11, 2010 at 01:31

Dear Dr Pipes: You never considered this possibility. Perhaps these western political women sisters wear head scarfs to protect themselves from the ogling of the male leaders of the Islamic world. These leaders feel quite protected in their own lands but Islamic states may not be so safe for them. Who knows?

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