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Profiling v internment

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Submitted by Mike Wevrick (United States), Dec 28, 2004 at 09:10

I agree that "profiling"of Muslims is appropriate. But in order to justify this, it is not necessary to justify the Japanese internment, which went much further and is not really comparable. Whether that was justified is very dubious; ... I think it would be preferable to argue for "profiling"of Muslims on its own merits, and leave the internment argument out of it.
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