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Friday, September 29, 2006

Beita and Qalqilya

The Economist published an article about Hamas local government in the West Bank.

The fundamentalist movement retains much of its discipline and motivation. It's still apparently unaffected by corruption.

The thing about fanatics, jewish or muslim or whichever, is that if only they could drop the most insane parts of their ideologies, they could have been the greatest assets for their nations. Without doubt they possess motivation and commitment rarely seen in secular people.

But given that the fanatics are who they are, they are usually building with one hand and destroying with another. The last Hezbollah's war is a good illustration to this point.

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