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Support Muslims who wish to live in peace

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Submitted by Miriam Reinhart (United States), Aug 14, 2002 at 18:06

I want to tilt that 5 to 1 margin that you mentioned in your article the other way. I am very aware of all the negative verses from the Koran and all the conquest and destruction in the name of religion engaged in by Muslims for hundreds of years. However, unless we wish to wage war against millions of Muslims, we must do everything we can to make their countries more democratic and support those Muslims who do wish to live in peace with the West. That is the only way forward out of this morass.
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