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Special treatment for all muslims and Saudis

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Submitted by Ingrid Baumann (United States), May 21, 2005 at 17:15

This is a great expose by Daniel Pipes. One has to wonder how much longer this level of stupidity (of pandering to terrorists) can be allowed to go on. Unfortunately the policy makers around the world (and not just the US or EU) seem to be in a deep slumber in their fantasy world with an uncanny knack for doing exactly the opposite that needs to be done. Just a couple of days ago there was an article in the San Francisco weekly on the new regulations that limit foreign students at US universities from certain "high risk" countries in using equipment with dual (military and civilian) use. No doubt Saudi students would be restricted under the new rules right? Wrong, but students from India and Israel will be! Go figure.

Here is the article link with an excerpt:

"Inherent in the new rules is a discriminatory contradiction: Students from India, which has cordial relations with the U.S., will need licenses to study, but students from Saudi Arabia -- home country for most of the participants in the 9/11 attacks on New York and Washington, and much of the financing and ideology behind Islamist terrorism -- will not."

http://www.sfweekly.com/issues/2005-05-18/news/feature.html?src=default_rss
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