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Why Muslim only lines are necessary and feasible

Reader comment on item: Time to Profile Airline Passengers?

Submitted by Faqi Hussain (United States), Aug 25, 2006 at 01:41

"I did give my view in the article: "such notions as "Muslim-only lines" at airports are infeasible; rather, intelligence must drive efforts to root out Muslims with an Islamist agenda."

Dr Pipes I am sorry, I have to disagree with Dr. Pipes on the above statement. Why not Muslim only lines? Muslims are the only ones right now who are hell bent on blowing up planes with innocent civilians, so why is it "infeasible" to subject them to minute searches and interrogations separate from other folk. There is no way to isolate Muslims with an Islamic agenda as the Muslim agenda is Islamic.

From recent surveys conducted in the UK, a very high percentage of the so called moderate muslims agreed with the 7/7 bombers actions, a high percentage thought the bombers were martyrs and they deserved praise. Also a high percentage of the so called moderates still believe that 9/11 a US/ Western/Israeli conspiracy. So why not have Muslim only lines? to safeguard the rest from being blown up. We have to miss only once, to have 3 to 4 hundred innocents ending up in a watery grave.


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