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Mattwall1 May 27th, 2017 5:36pm

In order to curtail Islamic terror, two key points must be acknowledged: one, many Muslims, especially in the MENA, tacitly or actively support ISIS. Two, in order to win the war and the peace, the large numbers of those who don't must be utilized.

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Zod Above Pugetropolis
05/27/17 7:54 pm

I don't think it necessarily needs to be large numbers.

HammeringMan Gods Away On Business
05/27/17 12:45 pm

Acknowledgment of MENA positions on ISIS is a start however we must take action to encourage them to aggressively discourage ISIS endorsing behaviors.

thatguy2 We tried to warn you
05/27/17 11:56 am

I suspect the first conclusion to be inaccurate. Are we talking raw numbers or as a % of Muslims? While having more Muslims actively opposing ISIS would certainly help, I don't think peace is an achievable goal. The internet has made it easy for like-minded people to find each other, buy/build weapons, and coordinate attacks. The best we can do is hope to contain the violence.

DoctorWasdarb Marxist Leninist Maoist
05/27/17 11:43 am

Disagree, the best way to stop terrorism is to stop participating in it.

skinner Wisconsin
05/27/17 10:57 am

I disagree with the first conclusion. Daesh is widely reviled across the Islamic world, and particularly in the MENA region where it has killed the most people.

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