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Why can’t U.S. depose Islamic terrorists?

As the U.S. prepares to depose Saddam Hussein in Iraq, I feel that I will need to see it to believe it. In the past three decades, the U.S. (and the “West”) has never removed an Islamic terrorist from circulation.

The ayatollah was never dealt with after taking our people hostage. He had the last laugh and ignited a virulent strain of anti-western sentiment.

In the ’80s, Khadaffi was attacked by air in Libya “once” and remains in charge of this nation with close links to terrorists.

Mr. Arafat, although being “squeezed” recently, is still there after all these years, another known terrorist not brought to justice.

And then there’s Saddam. The elder President Bush was not able to remove him, but instead allowed this threat to fester. Now the younger President Bush has not been able to detain Bin Laden.

We are batting 0-5, and these are simply the more notable characters.

How is it that the most powerful intelligence network on the planet, backed by the mightiest military, has not been able to depose even one of these men? It’s beyond comprehension!

Michael Caspary

Grass Valley

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