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Thanks For The Analysis

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Submitted by Dave (United States), Apr 11, 2016 at 14:52

Thank you, Dr. Pipes, for the UAE analysis. Previously I had asked if there could be some explanation as to why the UAE was so sane, and this description certainly helps. I just hope that some do-gooder on a white horse doesn't wreck things by deciding to support an internal rebellion there in the name of an elusive democratic unicorn.

Now that I no longer have a contract with a UAE-owned semiconductor company, I'm working as a software contractor to the military. While I can post to your site from my secure space here at the base, back at my contracting firm I got a big red screen with a bold message in darker red: "Hate Site - access denied". I never figured you for an extremist or hate-monger, but someone else does. I was too afraid to mention it.

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