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Are we losing our nerve?

Reader comment on item: The Clash to End All Clashes?

Submitted by john h. rubel (United States), Feb 10, 2006 at 00:08

The French have a saying: TO UNDERSTAND EVERYTHING IS TO EXCUSE EVERYTHING. Beware lest observing and analyzing Islamist violence, whatever its putative "causes," morph into "explaining," excusing, even justifying it.

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