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Submitted by orange yonason (United States), Oct 11, 2005 at 13:55


If Mr. Bush persists in nurturing the "Palestinians," who are among some of the worst offenders (inventing and perfecting suicide attacks, and airline hijacking
ttp://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/para/pflp.htm ) and most devious (re: the perpetuation of the Al Dura and Jenin "massacre" hoaxes
http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=46286 just to mention two), he has a long way to go.

You can't strike fear into the heart of the enemy if you espouse their most cherished goals. After all, since they are capable of committing suicide to achieve their goals, one might even view the rest of their global violence as a kind of suicide diversionary tactic (admittedly an oversimplification, but true enough after the fact). If the losses they sustain elsewhere will bring THE victory they all seek, they will see it as worth the price. ...and they will be encouraged to continue, because if they can win the "big one," all their other goals will seem within reach.

Sorry, even though he's starting to sound like he is beginning to 'get it', he is still way too far behind the curve on this aspect of the problem. By the time he catches up, the game could be over, and "we almost won" really won't be much solace.

He's been at this now for longer than he has left in office, and who knows what the next administration will do? I don't see anyone 'on the radar' who comes even close to his commitment and (such as it is) understanding to deal with the serious and growing threat.

When he sees the "Palestinians" for who and what they are, then I will believe Mr. Bush has finally caught on, and that he has a chance of winning the overall war. Till then, while his baby steps are a somewhat encouraging, they aren't overly inspiring.

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