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Yet another warning and this one from Pakistan: http://uk.news.yahoo.com/020829/140/d8g71.html Musharaff's comments more than likely won't put a dent in the US' plans, but worth noting: "There is a feeling of alienation in the Muslim world and I think this will lead to further alienation" and "Feelings against the US will increase, certainly". The article itself is peppered heavily with quotes such as those above.. drilling in Pervez's opinion on what the Muslim world will think of America's plans/attack on Iraq. It suggests also that "American action against Iraq could increase support for Osama bin Laden and other extremists". Which may be true. America may be looked at - if not already, as the "common enemy". It is in human nature to defend oneself. I would not be surprised if more and more go to the "dark side" to become (or appear) imperdible. The only problem with this theory is that while they are defending themselves and showing up as a theat to the US, it will only increase America's resolve to destroy what is left of Iraq. Also, in my opinion, merely suggesting that they would rush over to extremists for assistance holds a heavy generalisation over the people of Iraq. Although, they would want to defend themselves, much as any of us would.. alluding to to such a theory only makes Iraq look as if they are more prone to evil "and should be destroyed". It somewhat feeds into the way the media (e.g. Foxnews) has protrayed Iraq, by desperately trying to validate that point. Anai Rhoads email@example.com - - - - Humans have a wonder instinct about things. They can discover everything except the obvious. -- __________________________________________________________ Sign-up for your own FREE Personalized E-mail at Mail.com http://www.mail.com/?sr=signup _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk