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At 09:55 PM 18/01/02 -0500, "Scott Chase" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Especially if appeasement of the "other" involves getting rid of the
>things they despise about us, such as our secularist notions of government
>and law. They would probably dislike us less if we were a theocracy (ie-
>people of the book...the law stemming from that book) and an Islamic
>theocracy at that. Rabid anti-Semitism might get us more brownie points.
>OTOH might Turkey be a possible model state for secular government
>juxtaposed with Islamic beliefs of the general populace?
I have speculated for years about how likely Turkey is to get into the kind
of mess Iran went into.
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