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TheBaldyMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-17-06 04:56 AM
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5. so RAND Corp didn't mention anything about how Arabs are oppressed in the equation?
It's all the fault of Al-Qaida's ideology. The fact that the West (with the full support of the neo-cons) has been backing dictators and denying democracy to huge swathes of the Middle-East for decades has nothing to do with it. The same folk probably think that the Vietnam war was 'winnable' right up until Saigon was overrun.

They are idiots, they can't come up with anything better than that. No wonder the fundie ideologues in Al Qaida are running rings round them. They assume that as soon the rest of the world is spoon fed the same propaganda as they swallow credulously that everything with be peachy.

The Arab and wider muslim world has noted repeated subversions of democratically elected regimes by the west and their factors in the Middle East. It is happening today. They aren't dumb, they can see right through this bullshit. The RAND Corp will need to do a lot better than this if they want to nullify extremist groups.
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