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Tuesday, December 09, 2003

It will come to America eventually--the suicide bomber, I mean. Ralph Peters has some perceptive remarks in the NY Post.

New York Post Online Edition: postopinion: "But the terrorists will not and cannot win. They'll only renew our determination. We'll hit back even harder. They'll shed our blood, but we'll do even more to frustrate their dreams of a global dictatorship of merciless dogma.
The only winners will be the media, who will magnify each suicide bombing until it seems to have happened a hundred times and to have done a thousand times more damage than it did.
In the age of global communications, the television image, too, is a weapon of genius. And our enemies know it. Ultimately, the suicide bomber's real target isn't the casualties. It's the cameras. "
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