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Friday, December 01, 2006
if another country invaded the hood tonight it'd be warfare through Harlem and Washington Heights:
Via Yglesias, it's the return of the 80 Percent Solution -- that is, supporting the Shiites and the Kurds against the Sunnis. Hope you guys like Moqtada Sadr! Every time this proposal comes up I can't exactly believe it'll take, but it's certainly durable. I endorse Matt's analysis in every detail, but for good measure, here's a slice from a piece of mine in 2005 when it looked like Bush was going for his 80 percent. Yo DJ, bring that back:
All I want for Christmas is for people to stop settling on one sect of Islam as the ultimate enemy and then convincing themselves that the opposing sect holds the answer.