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> >Hands up who thinks Richard's views here have any credence
> >Notice the way he uses the term 'we' as though he was personally
> >the destruction of Afghanistan.
well, this is how Americans talk. Maybe it could be called the Johnny
Carson syndrome (cf: The King of Comedy)
> >> <<Also, in the category of the Bush administration calming down
> >> to
> >> its senses, it has now conceded that missile attacks from 'rogue
> >> are
> >> not the greatest military danger to the US, but that low-grade
> >> attacks (e.g. trucks a la Oklahoma city) are.
I think this is very intelligent. It recognises the biggest terrorist
threat to the US is from within, from anonymous disaffected citizens
who will strike at random.
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