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"CRINGING"

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Submitted by DAVID R.GROESBECK (United States), Aug 4, 2013 at 00:36

With respect,I take issue of depicting our high state of readiness as "cringing." The radical Islamic world has learned how flawed their assessment of our weakness has been since 9/11. It took ten years,but OBL is now fish bait compliments of Seal Team Six. The jihadis may have infinite patience,but so do we. MOLON LABE.

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Daniel Pipes replies:

Hurray that OBL was disposed of. But is that one success to make up for every failure? When does the statute of limitations expire?

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