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Response to jamzrockz (Original post)

Mon Dec 11, 2017, 01:50 PM

22. I agree with OP

 

Assad is the one force in Syria capable of holding off ISIS. The US backed freedom fighters are few in number and weak in spirit and they surely would melt under an ISIS attack like snow.

Qaddafi was the only power capable of keeping ISIS at bay in Libya. Once he was removed all Hades broke loose and ISIS and other extremists quickly seized control of the majority of that country.

We do have to realize in some Islamic States dictators are the only force that will keep extremists like ISIS and al-Qda down. In Jordan and Saudi Arabia it is a royalist dictatorship.

A certain degree of civilization is necessary for democracy to have any chance. A population liberally educated will survive there against extremism. But some Islamic States still have very uneducated and primitive populations, and it takes lots and lots of time to change that.

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