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Submitted by Glenn Klotz (United States), Mar 25, 2003 at 13:49

The truth is both the media on the left and conservative apologist on the right fail to see this as a pattern for either idealogical reasons or reasons of self-interest. I think a big part of the reason is that both left and right in this country is so steeped in secular thinking when it comes to politics for the most part it cannot grasp how political fundamentalist or militant Islam is. When they finally do wake up, though, the 5th column this community represents is going to present the Gov't at all levels a frightening set of dilemmas. Unlike the Japs in WW2, some of these folks are more loyal to other Muslims then they are to our country.

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