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    An article that appeared originally in the New Republic. Read
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    Though conventional wisdom holds that anger toward U.S. foreign policy is most responsible for creating new terrorists, among British Pakistanis, Kashmir is probably just as important.
    Bah!!!

    It's always someone else's fault.
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    Bah is right.

    Whine whine whine. "I am disenfranchised/marginalized/you don't like my cooking."

    JFC, the fact is these nutjobs want to kill people who have no beef with them, to make other fearful and then cowtow to their demand.

    They are nothing more than bullies.

    As the saying goes, kill 'em all and let Allah sort them out.
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    The New York Times had a good article contrasting the Pakistani communities in the US and Britain the other day:

    Pakistanis Find U.S. an Easier Fit Than Britain

    CHICAGO, Aug. 18 — The stretch of Devon Avenue in North Chicago also named for Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, seems as if it has been transplanted directly from that country. The shops are packed with traditional wedding finery, and the spice mix in the restaurants’ kebabs is just right.

    Similar enclaves in Britain have been under scrutiny since they have proved to be a breeding ground for cells of terrorists, possibly including the 24 men arrested recently as suspects in a plot to blow up airliners flying out of London.

    Yet Devon Avenue is in many ways different. Although heavily Pakistani, the street is far more exposed to other cultures than are similar communities in Britain....
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