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Reader comment on item: How Ukrainian Refugees Could Inadvertently Erase the West

Submitted by David Ryan (Ireland), Jul 10, 2022 at 23:24

That's about all I have to say.

There was one curious quote: Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki emotionally pronounced that "This border is sacred. The border of the Polish state is not just a line on the map. Generations of Poles shed their blood for this border."

Poles shed their blood for a number of borders over the centuries, including its eastern Brest-Litovsk border against Bolshevik invasion in 1918-1919. But Poland's current "sacred" border was dictated by Stalin in 1945. Poles have never had to defend the current border from anyone, unless you count Cold War Soviet hegemony.


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Daniel Pipes replies:

Good point.

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