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Prospects for peace

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Submitted by steven l (United States), Jan 30, 2006 at 15:24

The issue is whether the EU, USA and Israel (difficult to know where China and Russia will stand) will keep a single front against the Islamists from where ever they come. Already now we can see the refusal of the Dutch to serve in Afghanistan.

Oil and chronic anti-Semitism are the 2 major factors that the Islamists will try to use against Israel.
Another factor is the belief by the left and liberals that the West will win the war of ideas. The religious extremists are like a genie that needs to be put back in the bottle.

Last but not least, the western world and its leader (CAPITALISM) must reform.
There is no reason that millions on individuals in the US should make many millions/billions of $ in the face of poverty by the millions just to talk about the USA.

Our main enemy is poverty.
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