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Riding the third wave of terror

U.S. President George W. Bush is about to follow in the footsteps of several of his predecessors — including Bill Clinton — when he heads off to the Middle East in the next few weeks for summit meetings, aimed to advance the “road map” to peace. Delving into the Middle East conflict, Bush has come to realize the importance of finding a viable solution to the region’s half-century’s debacle. The region’s instability, after all, is directly tied in to the West’s current terror woes. With the end of the Cold War and the demise of communism, the West entered a period of stability, which, alas, did not last very long. It now finds itself confronted with what could well be a far more dangerous threat to Western democracy; a threat emanating from something that the West is partially responsible for creating — fundamentalist Islam. Already, the United States is fighting a difficult war against terrorism. A war, one might add, that is far from over and that is being fought on multiple fronts, including, for the first time in modern U.S. history, on the home front. Full Story

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