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Reader comment on item: How to End Terrorism:
in response to reader comment: On calling in Beelzebub

Submitted by Tom Penny (United States), Dec 7, 2006 at 23:15

Ianus makes some very good points. We need to repeat the process again. Only this time we could use the two opposing forces within Islam itself. If we play it just right in Iraq, we could withdraw enough to leave a power vacuum in which the the Sunnis and their Arab backers are drawn into a big war with the Shiites and thier Iranian backers.

Of course, we might experience some short term pain when the oil supply gets disrupted. But maybe that might motivate us to become energy independent. Of course we couldn't come out and say we are doing this. Our leaders would have to cloak our actions with some other stated purposes such as democracy or WMDs. The Islamists love death and killing. Let them kill each other. As far as the idea of using the Chinese, it appears maybe the Chinese already thought of this and are trying to use radical Islam to knock us down.


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