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Deliberately Sucked In

Reader comment on item: What If the United States Had Not Invaded Iraq

Submitted by Darwin Barrett (United States), Sep 12, 2005 at 15:48

There is a method to their madness. Islamism wants to be attacked to justify its aggression. They love to play the victim card. They attacked us to provoke a war, and had we not responded they would have kept attacking us until we did respond. One of the reasons we haven't had a large scale attack on our soil since 9/11 is because we have taken the fight to them. By fighting them on their soil it plays right into their hands. This war unites them and divides us. The danger of attacking us again is that it may unite us against them and they don't want that. This war is the best thing that could happen to them. It plays into their strengths and our weaknesses. This tactic brought down the Soviet Union and threatens to collapse the West as a major world power. If the US loses much more power and influence, the next dominate system could be Islam.
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