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Shame lying plus brutal killing make a very effective strategy

Reader comment on item: When Arab Politicians' Shouts and Whispers Contradict
in response to reader comment: They understand us better than we understand them

Submitted by Prashant (United States), Dec 4, 2022 at 12:24

Dear Dr Pipes,

We can do a lot of analysis and attribute a lot of intelligence to Muslim terrorists. We can say that they are strategic thinkers and apply Sun Tzu's dictums intelligently. We can also say that they understand the Western mind well and know how to exploit it. Reader Dave has presented this case in his above letter and he may very well be right. But I have a different thesis.

I will not attribute so much patience and intelligence to Muslim marauders as is required to absorb and apply Sun Tzu's theories. I think combining infinitely heartless killing by the bad cops with shameless lying by the good cops make a very formidable strategy to win wars. Muslims use this combination.

In our current word no one kills as brutally as Muslims do. Islamic brutality becomes visible to us in Israel where unsuspecting old men and pregnant women are attacked by Muslim murderers. It also becomes visible to us in hundreds of other places of the world. Killing of the Yezidis is another example.

Shameless lying is the other peg of this two pegged strategy. Muslims have only one side to every story: the Islamic side. While the bad cops kill brutally, the good cops simply repeat their one-sided stories. This happens continuously and Muslims steal land inch by inch. When we say, for example, that percentage of Christians in the ME is reducing, we fail to present the corollary that land in the ME is being usurped by Muslims.

Brutal killings enable Muslims to grab and keep land. Shameless lying allows them to live among us as good people who did no harm. Our democracies provide them the perfect theaters to execute both strategies. They don't need intelligent thinking or planning. They don't need Sun Tzu.

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