Global War on Terror
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  • free_agent

    You write, “we should fight the tendency to turn the victims into statistics”.

    This is certainly true. And yet it is disturbing to remember that the considerably larger numbers killed by hunger, disease, and other causes which have been well-controlled in the developed world attract even less attention. (I admit that I am one of the people who doesn’t pay much attention to this.)

  • free_agent

    You write, “financial connections throughout the Sunni world”.

    Where does the money for the various flavors of jihadist terrorism come from? Is it possible to attack the sources of finance, or is jihadism so low-budget that stopping the money is impossible?

  • xbox361

    Not even the FSB thinks that Sunnism is itself a religion of terror.
    Not sure it matters. If you see a Sunni in Sochi, expect a quick takedown.
    Sometimes, preemption makes sense.

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