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Why talk to al-Qaida?

Posted: June 10, 2008 in Guardian
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Am gradually penetrating the Brit press more, which is good. Here is my latest on the Guardian’s Comment is Free page. Was a reaction to something someone said about talking to Al Qaeda, something which on the face of it is a pretty silly idea.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2008/jun/10/alqaida.northernireland

Why talk to al-Qaida?

Negotiation worked in Northern Ireland, but the conflict with al-Qaida is completely different. We should instead address the causes of radicalisation.

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