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Submitted by G.Bishvas (Germany), Aug 17, 2006 at 06:53

Peter Herz wrote: "If we were to declare that all conquered lands ought to be returned to their "original" owners,..."

It is not a question of returning lands to anyone, but only of honest narration of the history of a land or region. And if there are many versions then allowing the plausible versions to be told.

This is where islam and muslims have played a very cynically islam-glorifying one-sided role and got away with it.

The SU was evil - but politics consists of utilising even the bad to fight the worse. Hence I remain with the thesis that the US should have and could have used SU to de-islamise regions. In the SU itself de-islamisation progressed quite well. Was that not a good achievement?

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