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The ultimate victory for all will be when.....

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Submitted by Bryan Jackson (Canada), Apr 11, 2006 at 10:30

.....the Arabs realize that Israel is not going anywhere. The entire nation of Israel is the size if the state of Maryland. Yet how many thousands of lives have been lost? Israel realizes this. The Arabs clearly don't. So show them what is real. Israel was a Jewish nation long, long before Islam ever existed. Five million jews live in Israel, and have built a prosperous nation out of a small strip of land which has virtually zippo for natural resources - no oil in Israel, folks. And while being a jew in Saudi or Iran would likely get you killed, Israeli Muslim Arabs hold eleven seats in Israel's parliament.

So what needs to be done is to tell these people the differences between them and their rival. That can't be done with guns, however. But some killings would be neccessary, mainly the hard-line, idiotic imams who breed terrorists. The young people of the Middle East are growing up in war-riddled, broken nations with autocratic leaders. They often have no future, yet they see the West and see their prosperity, and the few that work with them on a big scale are filthy stinking rich. Is it any wonder their pissed off? Is it any wonder a guy saying the West is corrupting Islam has appeal to such a person?

You fix this by giving these people a future and removing the bad influences. The governments have to start this. Jordan is a Islamic state but one which actually cares about its citizens. Saudi is worst here - the nation with the greatest oil resevres on the earth has incredibly poverty, even with oil prices topping $65 US a barrel. Why is this? Big Oil and the Saudi regime are wealthy on a shocking scale. maybe some of this pile of cash should be going to build a Saudi economy that benefits everyone, eh?

Long and short - the governments of Saudi Arabia and Iran must be removed. The US either needs to accept Iraq's independence and get out or stay as a partner to keep the peace and no more, similar to US forces in Japan since WWII. The entrepreneurs of the Muslim world - and no doubt some of those may be Israeli Arabs - should go to these nations and start building business, creating an economy. The imams that promote hatred and say everything the West does is wrong must be eliminated if we don't want any more terror.
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