which one is correct?
Doug Hagmann, at Canada Free Press, has a wildly different take on the Iraqi issue than Mike Konrad at American Thinker. Mr. Hagmann sees the middle east conflagration as the beginning of WWIII, and Mr. Konrad thinks we should just sit back and let the Muslims kill each other.
While I like the idea of the Muslims wiping each other off the map, common sense informs me it isn't going to happen. They've had thousands of years to reach that goal, if you date it back to Ishmael from the Book of Genesis, the son of Abraham by way of his handmaiden Hagar, and they're still around - sort of like cockroaches. And while they're killing each other, they're also torturing and killing anyone who gets in their way, with Christian deaths really lighting up their frontal lobes.
I've been reading Mr. Hagmann for more than a few years now and he always makes sense. I know something about his background, and his approach to these issues constitutes more of the "big picture", as opposed to an immediate short-term feel good approach.
I have no idea of Mr. Konrad's curriculum vitae other than what he says about himself. He publishes under a pen-name and runs a blog dedicated to what he calls the "amazing Arab subculture in South America."
I've always advocated for the "simple approach" to matters. However, when it comes to the middle east, there is nothing simple going on. We're dealing with hundreds of years of hostility and economics in the form of oil and currency wars. A one-sided approach could get us killed.
Read them both. Think it over. Let me know what you think.
Mike Konrad: Let Them Kill Each Other
Doug Hagmann: The stage is being set for World War III
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