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On calling in Beelzebub

Reader comment on item: How to End Terrorism:

Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Dec 6, 2006 at 16:43

Dr. Pipes wrote :

"First, defeat the Islamist movement just as the fascist and communist movements were defeated – on every level and in every way, making use of every institution, public and private."

As far as history goes fascism was defeated with help of communism . The American press lovingly nicknamed Joseph Stalin "Uncle Joe" during the war years. Then to defeat communism all possible allies were taken recourse to. To humiliate the Red Army in Afghanistan and weaken the Soviet power in Central Asia America relied heavily on Islam . It -so to speak- called in Beelzebub to cast out Satan. I wonder what devil might help cast out that Satan of Islam now that communsists have fraternised with Moslems ?


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