Yes, it is an extremely serious concern. However, the Military of 1945 did
not have effective spy satellites as we possess today, and the analysis
capability, to identify critical targets. A massed army can eliminated with
nuclear strikes, and a dispersed line of invaders can be decimated with high
explosives, such as the daisy cutter. And ultimately, if one was faced with a
large Islamist threat, there are two areas that would induce large-scale
political and psychological disruption-Mecca and Medina. If those two cities
were eliminated, it would "prove" that Allah was on the side of the Kaffirs
and using them to deliver a fatwa on the Muslim peoples.
Even though we have to face our problems I would prefer emphasizing the
"better memes of our nature" and work on clean energy production and matters
of space and time. I am not denying I thinking like a murderous, bastard;
merely that I am happier focusing on happier issues.
<<We should heed those lessons -- a pan-Arabic state stretching from
Algeria to Pakistan with 500+ million people, united under
a single leader (Hitler/Stalin prototype) and/or an interpreted
(irrational) religious unifying force, with atomic weapons
*is* something to be seriously concerned about.
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