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Yes, and No

Reader comment on item: How to End Terrorism:

Submitted by LDC (United States), Dec 8, 2006 at 11:52

"But however dim its current prospects, the success of moderate Islam ultimately represents the only effective form of counterterrorism.

Yes, the success of moderate Islam is the key. But, it won't happen without conventional, aggressive, counterterrorism from the West. It's not either or. It's both. Our retreat in Iraq will be a loss for moderate Islam, as well as further endanger the West, beginning in Western Europe.


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