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Don't celebrate too soon

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Submitted by Prashant (United States), Jan 3, 2012 at 23:14

Dear Dr Pipes:

I hope that South Sudan brings a new hope to the region and sets an example for other countries north of it but let us not celebrate too soon. Entire Sudan was once under Egyptian rule so "technically" it must be the "Islamic" land just as Spain is an Islamic land. If/when South Sudan becomes prosperous and educated, some one will discover a pious mosque in Juba and start a fight for freeing the Islamic land from the control of infidels.

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