Tuesday, 5 August 2008

Islamists never sleep

The murder of sixteen Chinese policemen by Islamist militants in western China, just five days before the Olympics start in Beijing (where security is being stepped up), highlights once again that complacency about worldwide Islamist terror is based more on wishful thinking than it is on observation and thoughtful analysis of what's actually going on in the world.

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Blogger daniel said...

Call me old fashioned but: "Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety deserve neither Liberty nor Safety"

I think the dangers posed by terrorists are overstated in order to gain support for a bigger and badder state

5 Aug 2008, 11:31:00  
Blogger Andrew said...

Wonder if the Chinese will realise this problem is on their doorstep and stop using conflicts with Iraq, Iran and the DPRK (who are providing nuclear technology to Islamic states) to undermine the US/West? I won't count on it. But I expect them to be far more brutal than the Western powers in pursuing the Islamists.

6 Aug 2008, 01:34:00  

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