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Is Racial Profiling Enough?

Reader comment on item: To Profile or Not to Profile? [The Abdullah al-Kidd Case]

Submitted by Ian G. (Canada), Oct 3, 2004 at 23:08

While I agree with the process of racial profiling, I wonder if it will continue to be an effect tool in combating terrorism with the increasing number of Muslim converts. Would a Muslim convert be able to evade racial profiling? For example, Jack Roche who was born in Britain but converted to Islam was the first person to be convicted under Australia's new anti-terrorism law for planning to bomb the Israeli embassy in Canberra. Would he have been caught by racial profiling?

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