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Bombs Away In Iraq And Afghanistan

A few weeks ago, the last American troops left Iraqi cities and people cheered in the streets at the departure of the invaders. Since Americans turned over control of cities in Iraq, there has been an ongoing series of bombings that have killed over two hundred and wounded over 300 Iraqis. In the town of Tal Afar, suicide bombers coordinated a dual strike that killed 41 people while in Baghdad bombs placed in a market exploded with deadly results. Meanwhile, in Afghanistan an explosion outside of a school resulted in the death of 25 people including at least 15 students.

Those who are not Muslim wonder how people claiming to have a deep Islamic faith can kill their own children in the name of the Koran or God or whoever. There have been suicide bombers and terrorists throughout human history, but, ordinarily they were guided by love of their country and its people. The most surprising aspect of Muslim terrorism is that those doing the killing appear to prefer killing Muslims than non-Muslims. It is a rather unusual approach to terrorism in human history.