"Radicalism thrives in ruined economies among people without hope, Germany in the early 30`s being the leading example." - Newageblues True, but the "without hope' factor is more important than the 'ruined economy" factor. The 9/11 hijackers came from a frustrated middle class who's dreams for their children had come to naught. What I find most ominous about Iraq right now is the generation of young Iraqis who are growing into manhood with no hope for the future. It is just such people who have seen hope for a secular 'middle class' existence destroyed, who turn to religious fanaticism as an answer as to both why, and how to cope.
Ex-FM Lieberman: Firebomb attack in Jerusalem a reminder that norm is Arab terror against Jews (Haar
from the article: In the name of Islam?