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I endorse Karsten Brasch's view point.

Reader comment on item: What Riyadh Buys [in Washington]

Submitted by Hari Iyer (United States), Dec 14, 2002 at 14:43

Karsten Brasch's comments makes complete sense. I hope Bush and Company will do something about it.

On a similar vein, there should be worldwide protocol even on handling terrorism in a "default" way. For instance, Mr Sharon can wire every Israeli home/business to the Al-Aqsa Mosque and tell the whole world and the UN that if any terrorist tries any of the suicide tricks, then the mosque will blow up by default and let the world know about it.

This way, there is no retaliation, no counter-retaliation, no individual recrimination.
Everything is pre-set.

Another novel way would be have a controller for offensive missiles coming from Israel and give it to Mr Arafat and company and tell him and the whole world and if he chooses to press any button, the missiles are headed towards him.

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