Friday, October 2, 2009

Bloodthirsty Maniacs

Sounds like a movie title. But it's real life.

John Robson interviews Dr. Jonathan Fine from the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism.

Fine observes, "You could at least buy time by haggling with old-style terrorists, but, 'once a suicide bomber enters the target zone, it is lost', which means the only effective response is pre-emptive."

There comes a point where it's OK to stop accumulating examples; how many times does someone have to shout "Slaughter the Jews" before you abandon attempts at dialogue on a two-state solution?

Read the whole article here, in the Calgary Herald: Jihadists mean what they say.

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