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An Unfortunate Article

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Submitted by Susan Ireland (Israel), Apr 21, 2013 at 11:57

This article is unfortunate, as it lays out how to successfully hide one's identity while committing a crime. I'm sure that was not your intent, but, to me, it certainly is the result.

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I address this issue at http://www.danielpipes.org/blog/2005/10/am-i-helping-the-terrorist-enemy, especially this sentence:

there is indeed a danger of guiding Islamists to a more successful path. But I proceeded because I thought that danger is outweighed by the need to warn Westerners of what lies ahead.

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