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Submitted by Debanjan Banerjee (India), Sep 28, 2011 at 10:59

Dear Mr. Ianus,

The Italians themselves did very horrible crimes for example the burning and wholesale slaughter of Carthegians. If you support the destruction of Carthagians (as I have never seen any Western intellectual condemining the devastation of Carthage by the Roman legions) then surely what you describe is trivial compared to what the Turks did some centruies later.

Another matter , no one in the West mentions the brutal that was meted to innocent Turkish Muslims after the Ottoman empire lost its wars in the Balkans. Why millions were murdered in Greece , Poland , Bulgaria or rest of the Balkans ?

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