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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-07-10 06:41 PM
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36. But the Klan didn't provide services that was not provided otherwise.
I didn't say their charitable work exonerated them of the terrorism. Their charity is in line with the Koran, but is probably a shrewd political move. Sometimes it's not what you do, but why you do it. I don't know if their actions for the community is inspired by their religious beliefs, or crass politics, but it is a successful tactic that should be a wake up call to the governments where Hezbollah operates.

Their charitable work fills a gap that should be filled by the elected governments. They thrive in countries that don't share the wealth with the people.

Look at the insurgencies in Iraq and Afghanistan. They survived because it was a pay check. Where the government or the occupying power doesn't provide jobs for the people, Hezbollah, the Taliban, or al Qaeda will.
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