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Reader comment on item: [Hasan Akbar and] Murder in the 101st Airborne

Submitted by M. J. Greene (United States), Mar 26, 2003 at 08:52

This incident was no surprise to me --not because I had any foreknowledge it would happen but because it is a given that it would eventually happen and sadly, may happen again. Given, in that there are entirely too many 'rebels' in our midst throughout our society. Rebels, even the most 'respected, well heeled and professionally conducted' lack the mental and spiritual resolve to vountarily submit their will and behavior to the lawful constraints of legitimate higher authority. While it ought to be the highest priority to immediately and formally assess the loyalty of all who are charged with American security, both in military and civilian corps, I believe we will continue to allow the perpetuation of 'sleepers' because, as a civilization, we are very likely beyond the pale in our understanding of the non negotiables that define success or failure in this spiriutally based battle.

When confronted by an enemy that cannot be appeased by any sense of reason, decency or truth, there is zero cause to embrace continued efforts to dialogue, negotiate or compromise. As each 'sleeper' awakens we will continue to be shocked. Ironically, those who now demand the greatest latitude of 'tolerance' for those declaring their hate for our beliefs and values, will be the first to accuse higher authorities when that rebellious expression threatens the pseudo peace and freedom lovers. How horrid that our faithful and fearless soldiers now must keep vigil for the enemy without and within the camp. Spiritual deception of the higest magnitude is the only explanation for this policy and has brought down many cultures throughout history. With others of like mind, I pray for God's grace and mercy in these unparallel times.

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