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PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2011 8:36 pm 
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The Duh-war On Terrorism
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Spread of Bin Laden Ideology Cited
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By Walter Pincus
Washington Post Staff Writer
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Sunday, April 4, 2004; Page A13
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/ar ... rss_nation
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NOTE: There has never been an international,
top-down organization called al Qaeda. But
who cares? The Superpower has made itself
a myth useful for various purposes: to cover up
the total ignorance of its numerous intelligence
services, to feed its true-believers with "results"
when there are no real results, to browbeat
foreign countries into permitting all kinds of
violations of state sovereignty, etc. But all evil
things come to a disgraceful end.
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Now the Coordinator for Counterterterrorism in
the State Department (who used to be head of
the CIA's Counterterrorism Center) confesses
that "it would be a mistake to believe the United
States faces a monolithic terrorist threat."
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This and similar confessions are accompanied
by all kinds of claptrap left over from the first
mythmaking days --but confessions they are!
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An example of the claptrap: the duh-war on ter-
rorism "may transition from defeating a group to
fighting a movement."
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All these con artists fear the International Criminal
Court. Well, if not that, how about an Internation-
al Criminal Lunatic Asylum?

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In my October 5, 2003 essay "Flaws," I wrote:
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"...originally the internet was designed to be
insecure.
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"The `reasoning' was that at any moment the
Reds might seize control of the internet.
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"To foil the Reds, the basic software permitted
any user to bring down the internet with two
short lines of code.
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"To discourage users from playing games,
however, the `reasoning' was that every user's
every move had to be logged. This was in the
era of small hard discs...
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"When rogue computer programmers get tired
of harrassing Microsoft, and turn their attention
to the basic software of the internet, ah,
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"DON'T EVEN THINK COLLAPSE.
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"IN DARKNESS WE TRUST."


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