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Just over a week into the Trump Administration, the President issued an Executive Order giving Defense Secretary James Mattis 30 days to come up with a plan to defeat ISIS. According to the Order, the plan should make recommendations on military actions, diplomatic actions, partners, strategies, and how to pay for the operation.

As we approach the president’s deadline it looks like the military is going to present Trump with a plan to do a whole lot more of what we’ve been doing and somehow expect different results. Proving the old saying that when all you have is a hammer everything looks like a nail, we are hearing increasing reports that the military will recommend sending thousands of US troops into Syria and Iraq.

This would be a significant escalation in both countries, as currently there are about 5,000 US troops still fighting our 13-year war in Iraq, and some 500 special forces soldiers operating in Syria.

The current Syria ceasefire, brokered without US involvement at the end of 2016, is producing positive results and the opposing groups are talking with each other under Russian and Iranian sponsorship. Does anyone think sending thousands of US troops into a situation that is already being resolved without us is a good idea?

In language reminiscent of his plans to build a wall on the Mexican border, the president told a political rally in Florida over the weekend that he was going to set up “safe zones” in Syria and would make the Gulf States pay for them. There are several problems with this plan.

First, any “safe zone” set up inside Syria, especially if protected by US troops, would amount to a massive US invasion of the country unless the Assad government approves them. Does President Trump want to begin his presidency with an illegal invasion of a sovereign country?

Second, there is the little problem of the Russians, who are partners with the Assad government in its efforts to rid the country of ISIS and al-Qaeda. ISIS is already losing territory on a daily basis. Is President Trump willing to risk a military escalation with Russia to protect armed regime-change forces in Syria?

Third, the Gulf States are the major backers of al-Qaeda and ISIS in Syria – as the president’s own recently-resigned National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn, revealed in a 2015 interview. Unless these safe zones are being set up to keep al-Qaeda and ISIS safe, it doesn’t make any sense to involve the Gulf States.

Many will say we should not be surprised at these latest moves. As a candidate, Trump vowed to defeat ISIS once and for all. However, does anyone really believe that continuing the same strategy we have followed for the past 16 years will produce different results this time? If what you are hammering is not a nail, will hammering it harder get it nailed in?

Washington cannot handle the truth: solving the ISIS problem must involve a whole lot less US activity in the Middle East, not a whole lot more. Until that is understood, we will continue to waste trillions of dollars and untold lives in a losing endeavor.

(Reprinted from The Ron Paul Institute by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. I.S.I.L. = CIA & Mossad ….so….

    1. Drop a heavy MOAB out the back of a C-130 onto Foggy Bottom.
    2. Rebuild CIA “by someone who knows how to build and we won’t have columns.”
    3. ?????
    4. Profit!!!!

    “There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.” -Henry David Thoreau

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  2. Does President Trump want to begin his presidency with an illegal invasion of a sovereign country?

    I hope not. A more fundamental question would be is Trump the author of U.S. foreign policy?

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    • Replies: @jtgw
    Trump had always been openly in favor of improving relations with Russia, and it appears that his administration's growing hostility to Russia is due to the efforts of the deep state to sabotage any move towards rapprochement. But the same cannot be said for his plans to go to war against ISIS; he was promoting a ground invasion all throughout his campaign. As usual, the successful politician breaks all his good promises and keeps all his bad ones.
  3. As a candidate, Trump vowed to defeat ISIS once and for all.

    Yes and he also said that he would let Russians do it. He has also stated that he was against safe zones in Syria. He would be better off if he would let Russia/Iran/Syria forces continue cleaning the countryside of the ISIS forces. They are on the run in both Iraq and Syria and would like nothing better than to have US get involved. It will help ISIS recruit more troops to its cause. The opposing parties are currently involved in peace negotiations in Astana, Kazakhstan. If the US government were really interested in peace in Syria, it would let these talks continue and wait for the results.

    The problem is that Israel does not want peace in Syria. She wants regime change and her two illegitimate twins (McCain and Graham) are pushing for it. Sending troops to Syria is one of the worst things Trump can do.

    US is also contemplating sending more troops to Iraq. That will be another mistake. The Iraqi army and the militias backed by Iran on the ground and the US air support are doing just fine. ISIS is being pushed out of Iraq. They are barely holding on to whatever areas they have under their control. Unfortunately, the main purpose of the US (actually Israel) is to have permanent US presence in Iraq.

    The US and Israel are looking for the ultimate prize in the middle east, i.e. IRAN. And don’t let any one tell you that Israel, the neocons and the US war hawks have given up on that idea. President Trump is being pushed from every direction to achieve this goal. If he falls for it and he fails, the same group of people will be quick to blame Trump for his failed foreign policy.

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  4. @WorkingClass

    Does President Trump want to begin his presidency with an illegal invasion of a sovereign country?
     
    I hope not. A more fundamental question would be is Trump the author of U.S. foreign policy?

    Trump had always been openly in favor of improving relations with Russia, and it appears that his administration’s growing hostility to Russia is due to the efforts of the deep state to sabotage any move towards rapprochement. But the same cannot be said for his plans to go to war against ISIS; he was promoting a ground invasion all throughout his campaign. As usual, the successful politician breaks all his good promises and keeps all his bad ones.

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    Pardon me, I clicked the wrong button. I didn't mean to say you're a troll.
  5. If what you are hammering is not a nail, will hammering it harder get it nailed in?

    That’s the American way baby. If we they were allowed to drop some nukes in Vietnam and Korea the results would have been different (and by different I mean victorious).

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    • Replies: @jtgw
    Are you sure about that? The USSR had nukes by then.
  6. @Max Payne

    If what you are hammering is not a nail, will hammering it harder get it nailed in?
     
    That's the American way baby. If we they were allowed to drop some nukes in Vietnam and Korea the results would have been different (and by different I mean victorious).

    Are you sure about that? The USSR had nukes by then.

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  7. @jtgw
    Trump had always been openly in favor of improving relations with Russia, and it appears that his administration's growing hostility to Russia is due to the efforts of the deep state to sabotage any move towards rapprochement. But the same cannot be said for his plans to go to war against ISIS; he was promoting a ground invasion all throughout his campaign. As usual, the successful politician breaks all his good promises and keeps all his bad ones.

    Pardon me, I clicked the wrong button. I didn’t mean to say you’re a troll.

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  8. I’ve seen some reports where Def Secretary James “Mad Dog” Mattis said that special operations in Iraq would continue but that no increase in ground forces is planned. I don’t even see the need for this. The U.S. doesn’t fight to win or even know how to win wars anymore so it’s best left to people who do and who are willing to resort to levels of violence needed and necessary for the task.

    We should withdraw and leave the fighting to Russia, Syria and Iran while implementing a Muslim ban in America coupled with deportation of Muslims sympathetic to ISIS. Perhaps in the future Chinese scientists will determine why idiot white Westerners were so hellbent to import massive numbers of racial aliens and mortal biological enemies.

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    • Replies: @MEexpert
    In 2001, about 3000 people died in 9/11. Since then US has killed or displaced millions of people around the world, has destabilized several countries and continue to stick her nose where it doesn't belong and continues to wreak havoc on innocent people.

    In 2002, there were more than 43,000 auto related deaths in the US. Latest figure available, for 2015 shows that more than 35,000 people were killed in car related accidents. In 2015, there were 33,000 gun related deaths.

    One must conclude, as it is quite obvious, that 9/11 was just an excuse or a false flag, to put into operation what the US is all about and that is to control the world. All the terrorists attacks since 2001 have been sting operations by the FBI. With billions of dollars spent on counter intelligence operations, the intelligence agencies cannot prevent these, so called, terrorrist attacks on the homeland. Why do we need these agencies?

    Since the probability of dying by a gun or a car accident is ten thousand times more than death by a terorist attack, we must expel all the automobiles and all the guns from the United States.
  9. @KenH
    I've seen some reports where Def Secretary James "Mad Dog" Mattis said that special operations in Iraq would continue but that no increase in ground forces is planned. I don't even see the need for this. The U.S. doesn't fight to win or even know how to win wars anymore so it's best left to people who do and who are willing to resort to levels of violence needed and necessary for the task.

    We should withdraw and leave the fighting to Russia, Syria and Iran while implementing a Muslim ban in America coupled with deportation of Muslims sympathetic to ISIS. Perhaps in the future Chinese scientists will determine why idiot white Westerners were so hellbent to import massive numbers of racial aliens and mortal biological enemies.

    In 2001, about 3000 people died in 9/11. Since then US has killed or displaced millions of people around the world, has destabilized several countries and continue to stick her nose where it doesn’t belong and continues to wreak havoc on innocent people.

    In 2002, there were more than 43,000 auto related deaths in the US. Latest figure available, for 2015 shows that more than 35,000 people were killed in car related accidents. In 2015, there were 33,000 gun related deaths.

    One must conclude, as it is quite obvious, that 9/11 was just an excuse or a false flag, to put into operation what the US is all about and that is to control the world. All the terrorists attacks since 2001 have been sting operations by the FBI. With billions of dollars spent on counter intelligence operations, the intelligence agencies cannot prevent these, so called, terrorrist attacks on the homeland. Why do we need these agencies?

    Since the probability of dying by a gun or a car accident is ten thousand times more than death by a terorist attack, we must expel all the automobiles and all the guns from the United States.

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    • Replies: @KenH

    All the terrorists attacks since 2001 have been sting operations by the FBI.

     

    Some are and some aren't. The recent Orlando terror attack at the homo nightclub was not a false flag, nor do I believe San Bernadino was. You are free to believe what you want to fit your worldview that Muslims are incapable of committing violence against non-Muslims and a boon to the Western world.

    Why do we need these agencies?
     
    To forestall an insurgency by those elements of the native white racial stock who refuse to be race replaced and merged onto a global plantation. It's become obvious that they either can't or won't prevent Muslim terror attacks on U.S. soil which was their original and ostensible mission. Therefore, they should be disbanded or their operations and budgets drastically curtailed.

    Otherwise, you have a strange way of looking at things. Guns and automobiles are inanimate objects that don't build mosques over the protests of local citizens, file lawsuits, demand Halal meets, the imposition of Sharia law or special holidays once they become a large minority or acquire political and financial influence. In other words, they can't practice cultural imperialism or commit violence by themselves.

    Without a living person guns and automobiles do no harm.

    Besides the African negro, I can't think of two more disharmonic peoples than the white European and the Muslim. This is evidenced by the historical record and current events. So it's utter madness to let millions of them into the West.

    I'm not singling out Muslims as I feel the same way about virtually all non-European racial groups including Jews. Multiracial, pluralistic societies do not work and always end badly for everyone (or at minimum the group(s) who end up losing the conflict or lose political power).

  10. @MEexpert
    In 2001, about 3000 people died in 9/11. Since then US has killed or displaced millions of people around the world, has destabilized several countries and continue to stick her nose where it doesn't belong and continues to wreak havoc on innocent people.

    In 2002, there were more than 43,000 auto related deaths in the US. Latest figure available, for 2015 shows that more than 35,000 people were killed in car related accidents. In 2015, there were 33,000 gun related deaths.

    One must conclude, as it is quite obvious, that 9/11 was just an excuse or a false flag, to put into operation what the US is all about and that is to control the world. All the terrorists attacks since 2001 have been sting operations by the FBI. With billions of dollars spent on counter intelligence operations, the intelligence agencies cannot prevent these, so called, terrorrist attacks on the homeland. Why do we need these agencies?

    Since the probability of dying by a gun or a car accident is ten thousand times more than death by a terorist attack, we must expel all the automobiles and all the guns from the United States.

    All the terrorists attacks since 2001 have been sting operations by the FBI.

    Some are and some aren’t. The recent Orlando terror attack at the homo nightclub was not a false flag, nor do I believe San Bernadino was. You are free to believe what you want to fit your worldview that Muslims are incapable of committing violence against non-Muslims and a boon to the Western world.

    Why do we need these agencies?

    To forestall an insurgency by those elements of the native white racial stock who refuse to be race replaced and merged onto a global plantation. It’s become obvious that they either can’t or won’t prevent Muslim terror attacks on U.S. soil which was their original and ostensible mission. Therefore, they should be disbanded or their operations and budgets drastically curtailed.

    Otherwise, you have a strange way of looking at things. Guns and automobiles are inanimate objects that don’t build mosques over the protests of local citizens, file lawsuits, demand Halal meets, the imposition of Sharia law or special holidays once they become a large minority or acquire political and financial influence. In other words, they can’t practice cultural imperialism or commit violence by themselves.

    Without a living person guns and automobiles do no harm.

    Besides the African negro, I can’t think of two more disharmonic peoples than the white European and the Muslim. This is evidenced by the historical record and current events. So it’s utter madness to let millions of them into the West.

    I’m not singling out Muslims as I feel the same way about virtually all non-European racial groups including Jews. Multiracial, pluralistic societies do not work and always end badly for everyone (or at minimum the group(s) who end up losing the conflict or lose political power).

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  11. Otherwise, you have a strange way of looking at things. Guns and automobiles are inanimate objects that don’t build mosques over the protests of local citizens, file lawsuits, demand Halal meets, the imposition of Sharia law or special holidays once they become a large minority or acquire political and financial influence. In other words, they can’t practice cultural imperialism or commit violence by themselves.

    I don’t particularly go for demanding anything but it is odd that you complain about Muslims demanding Halal meat but you don’t say anything about Jews demanding kosher meal. The Jews are always filing law suits about anti-semitism. Because of the Jewish influence congress has passed special legislation in which any criticism of Israel or Jews is considered “hate speech.” Muslims don’t have that kind of clout.

    Without a living person guns and automobiles do no harm.

    You missed the point. The idea was that it is more likely that you will be killed in an automobile accident than by a terrorist attack. It is not worth spending millions of dollars on these arrangements. That money could be used to improve the infrastrucure.

    Furthermore, the President Trump is also making the same mistake that everyone makes. They all ignore the root cause of this terrorism, i.e. the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land and their mistreatment of Palestinians and all these occupation and wars on the Muslim lands by the United States. The US has its forces in almost over on hundred countries. The US has destroyed several Muslim countries and killed or displaced millions of innocent muslim men, women, and children.

    I can go on but what is the use. You will not understand. You have to live among these people to understand their culture and religion. I have and I know how they feel.

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    • Replies: @KenH

    ....but you don’t say anything about Jews demanding kosher meal.
     
    That's because we are talking only about Muslims in this discussion, but you are right, I abhor Jewish influence and paying for Kosher food. I have been probably more critical of Jews and Jewish power in many of my writings on this site than Muslims living in the West.

    Muslims don’t have that kind of clout.
     
    Not yet, but they want more of their own allowed into this country so their increasing numbers will translate into the kind of clout possessed by Jews. And they will use their newfound clout AGAINST their gracious white hosts which is why whites should rightfully oppose further Muslim immigration and should encourage emigration.

    You missed the point. The idea was that it is more likely that you will be killed in an automobile accident than by a terrorist attack
     
    And I think you missed mine, but whatever. Muslims are only slightly more than 1% of the U.S. population but as their numbers grow so will the probability of conflict and terrorism.

    They all ignore the root cause of this terrorism, i.e. the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land and their mistreatment of Palestinians and all these occupation and wars on the Muslim lands by the United States.
     
    Recent terrorist attacks (last 2-3 years or so) in the U.S. and Europe have had nothing to do with the treatment of Palestinians. You're also forgetting that approximately 1/3 of the Palestinian population are Christians but your concern for them was absent from your missive.

    The US has its forces in almost over on hundred countries. The US has destroyed several Muslim countries and killed or displaced millions of innocent muslim men, women, and children.
     
    And as I am not an imperialist we need to get out and come home. The U.S. had no business invading Iraq, deposing Qaddafi or trying to undermine Assad from behind the scenes. However, Saudi Arabia and the gulf states are now equally guilty for the unrest and destabilization in Syria and Iraq with their support of Sunni extremists groups.

    I can go on but what is the use. You will not understand.
     
    Apparently I'm supposed to say Muslims are wonderful people who practice a wonderful religion and who should be allowed unfettered access to Western nations. No offense, but many non-Muslims don't see Muslims as you see yourselves. This does not mean I possess a blind hatred of all Muslims. I'm simply saying the differences are fundamental and irreconcilable and we can't live harmoniously in the same nation(s).

    It takes two to tango, but Muslims have always done their part to bring hostilities to a flash point whether in Lebanon, Kosovo, and now France, Germany, Sweden and soon other white nations.
  12. @MEexpert

    Otherwise, you have a strange way of looking at things. Guns and automobiles are inanimate objects that don’t build mosques over the protests of local citizens, file lawsuits, demand Halal meets, the imposition of Sharia law or special holidays once they become a large minority or acquire political and financial influence. In other words, they can’t practice cultural imperialism or commit violence by themselves.
     
    I don't particularly go for demanding anything but it is odd that you complain about Muslims demanding Halal meat but you don't say anything about Jews demanding kosher meal. The Jews are always filing law suits about anti-semitism. Because of the Jewish influence congress has passed special legislation in which any criticism of Israel or Jews is considered "hate speech." Muslims don't have that kind of clout.

    Without a living person guns and automobiles do no harm.
     
    You missed the point. The idea was that it is more likely that you will be killed in an automobile accident than by a terrorist attack. It is not worth spending millions of dollars on these arrangements. That money could be used to improve the infrastrucure.

    Furthermore, the President Trump is also making the same mistake that everyone makes. They all ignore the root cause of this terrorism, i.e. the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land and their mistreatment of Palestinians and all these occupation and wars on the Muslim lands by the United States. The US has its forces in almost over on hundred countries. The US has destroyed several Muslim countries and killed or displaced millions of innocent muslim men, women, and children.

    I can go on but what is the use. You will not understand. You have to live among these people to understand their culture and religion. I have and I know how they feel.

    ….but you don’t say anything about Jews demanding kosher meal.

    That’s because we are talking only about Muslims in this discussion, but you are right, I abhor Jewish influence and paying for Kosher food. I have been probably more critical of Jews and Jewish power in many of my writings on this site than Muslims living in the West.

    Muslims don’t have that kind of clout.

    Not yet, but they want more of their own allowed into this country so their increasing numbers will translate into the kind of clout possessed by Jews. And they will use their newfound clout AGAINST their gracious white hosts which is why whites should rightfully oppose further Muslim immigration and should encourage emigration.

    You missed the point. The idea was that it is more likely that you will be killed in an automobile accident than by a terrorist attack

    And I think you missed mine, but whatever. Muslims are only slightly more than 1% of the U.S. population but as their numbers grow so will the probability of conflict and terrorism.

    They all ignore the root cause of this terrorism, i.e. the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land and their mistreatment of Palestinians and all these occupation and wars on the Muslim lands by the United States.

    Recent terrorist attacks (last 2-3 years or so) in the U.S. and Europe have had nothing to do with the treatment of Palestinians. You’re also forgetting that approximately 1/3 of the Palestinian population are Christians but your concern for them was absent from your missive.

    The US has its forces in almost over on hundred countries. The US has destroyed several Muslim countries and killed or displaced millions of innocent muslim men, women, and children.

    And as I am not an imperialist we need to get out and come home. The U.S. had no business invading Iraq, deposing Qaddafi or trying to undermine Assad from behind the scenes. However, Saudi Arabia and the gulf states are now equally guilty for the unrest and destabilization in Syria and Iraq with their support of Sunni extremists groups.

    I can go on but what is the use. You will not understand.

    Apparently I’m supposed to say Muslims are wonderful people who practice a wonderful religion and who should be allowed unfettered access to Western nations. No offense, but many non-Muslims don’t see Muslims as you see yourselves. This does not mean I possess a blind hatred of all Muslims. I’m simply saying the differences are fundamental and irreconcilable and we can’t live harmoniously in the same nation(s).

    It takes two to tango, but Muslims have always done their part to bring hostilities to a flash point whether in Lebanon, Kosovo, and now France, Germany, Sweden and soon other white nations.

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    You’re also forgetting that approximately 1/3 of the Palestinian population are Christians but your concern for them was absent from your missive.
     
    I always include Christian Palestinians when I talk displaced palestinians. I have had to remind Americans that there are christians palestinians who are suffering from Israeli aggression. I had a christian palestinian colleague who told me many horror stories.

    Apparently I’m supposed to say Muslims are wonderful people who practice a wonderful religion and who should be allowed unfettered access to Western nations. No offense, but many non-Muslims don’t see Muslims as you see yourselves. This does not mean I possess a blind hatred of all Muslims. I’m simply saying the differences are fundamental and irreconcilable and we can’t live harmoniously in the same nation(s).

     

    Muslims have been in the US for a long time and are generally wonderful people. There are communities of Muslims living harmoniously in the US. Yes, they practice their religion but they have also assimilated themselves in the American society and live with the Americans peacefully. Before 9/11 there were no reports of Muslim violence in the US.

    However, Saudi Arabia and the gulf states are now equally guilty for the unrest and destabilization in Syria and Iraq with their support of Sunni extremists groups.
     
    I agree wholeheartedly. I have been trying to tell my American friends that the US should dissociate from Saudi Arabia. I also tell them not to judge Islam from what the Saudis do. That is not Islam. Actually, I told my colleagues 40 years ago when I was teaching in Saudi Arabia the same thing. But Wahhabi version of Islam suits the Israeli needs and that is why you only hear that version in the Media, so the public only knows that image.
  13. @KenH

    ....but you don’t say anything about Jews demanding kosher meal.
     
    That's because we are talking only about Muslims in this discussion, but you are right, I abhor Jewish influence and paying for Kosher food. I have been probably more critical of Jews and Jewish power in many of my writings on this site than Muslims living in the West.

    Muslims don’t have that kind of clout.
     
    Not yet, but they want more of their own allowed into this country so their increasing numbers will translate into the kind of clout possessed by Jews. And they will use their newfound clout AGAINST their gracious white hosts which is why whites should rightfully oppose further Muslim immigration and should encourage emigration.

    You missed the point. The idea was that it is more likely that you will be killed in an automobile accident than by a terrorist attack
     
    And I think you missed mine, but whatever. Muslims are only slightly more than 1% of the U.S. population but as their numbers grow so will the probability of conflict and terrorism.

    They all ignore the root cause of this terrorism, i.e. the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land and their mistreatment of Palestinians and all these occupation and wars on the Muslim lands by the United States.
     
    Recent terrorist attacks (last 2-3 years or so) in the U.S. and Europe have had nothing to do with the treatment of Palestinians. You're also forgetting that approximately 1/3 of the Palestinian population are Christians but your concern for them was absent from your missive.

    The US has its forces in almost over on hundred countries. The US has destroyed several Muslim countries and killed or displaced millions of innocent muslim men, women, and children.
     
    And as I am not an imperialist we need to get out and come home. The U.S. had no business invading Iraq, deposing Qaddafi or trying to undermine Assad from behind the scenes. However, Saudi Arabia and the gulf states are now equally guilty for the unrest and destabilization in Syria and Iraq with their support of Sunni extremists groups.

    I can go on but what is the use. You will not understand.
     
    Apparently I'm supposed to say Muslims are wonderful people who practice a wonderful religion and who should be allowed unfettered access to Western nations. No offense, but many non-Muslims don't see Muslims as you see yourselves. This does not mean I possess a blind hatred of all Muslims. I'm simply saying the differences are fundamental and irreconcilable and we can't live harmoniously in the same nation(s).

    It takes two to tango, but Muslims have always done their part to bring hostilities to a flash point whether in Lebanon, Kosovo, and now France, Germany, Sweden and soon other white nations.

    You’re also forgetting that approximately 1/3 of the Palestinian population are Christians but your concern for them was absent from your missive.

    I always include Christian Palestinians when I talk displaced palestinians. I have had to remind Americans that there are christians palestinians who are suffering from Israeli aggression. I had a christian palestinian colleague who told me many horror stories.

    Apparently I’m supposed to say Muslims are wonderful people who practice a wonderful religion and who should be allowed unfettered access to Western nations. No offense, but many non-Muslims don’t see Muslims as you see yourselves. This does not mean I possess a blind hatred of all Muslims. I’m simply saying the differences are fundamental and irreconcilable and we can’t live harmoniously in the same nation(s).

    Muslims have been in the US for a long time and are generally wonderful people. There are communities of Muslims living harmoniously in the US. Yes, they practice their religion but they have also assimilated themselves in the American society and live with the Americans peacefully. Before 9/11 there were no reports of Muslim violence in the US.

    However, Saudi Arabia and the gulf states are now equally guilty for the unrest and destabilization in Syria and Iraq with their support of Sunni extremists groups.

    I agree wholeheartedly. I have been trying to tell my American friends that the US should dissociate from Saudi Arabia. I also tell them not to judge Islam from what the Saudis do. That is not Islam. Actually, I told my colleagues 40 years ago when I was teaching in Saudi Arabia the same thing. But Wahhabi version of Islam suits the Israeli needs and that is why you only hear that version in the Media, so the public only knows that image.

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  14. Emotional reaction,grievances,anger,hatred ,confusion, attacks on perceived invincibility and on self assigned role of moral superiority following 911 were hijacked by the neoocns to advance their premeditated war plans on ME. Similar developments already have already happened to alter,change, and shape Trump’s initial promises and vision.

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