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Submitted by Robin Rosenblatt (United States), Jul 11, 2014 at 11:20

When they talk about war to their people over and over again eventually they have to do it no matter what. If the don't they lose credibility and power. Leading to someone below them to taking over. That is the way it works in the Islamic world for the last 1400 years. Read, Culture and Conflict by Philip Salzman.

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I did:http://www.danielpipes.org/5412/the-middle-easts-tribal-affliction

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