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Give an inch and take a mile

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Submitted by Vijay Dandapani (United States), Aug 9, 2005 at 10:04

Unfortunately Daniel Pipes is entirely right. The old adage about giving an inch is apt. A principal reason for Arab and other Non-Arab Muslim hostility is the overwhelming lack of democracy in their lands. Why else would an overwhelming majority of Pakistanis almost all of whom have never seen a jewish person in their life harbor violent hatred towards Israel and Jews in general? The withdrawal is not just premature but also wrong-headed given the continuing lack of transparency in Arab lands.

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