Iraqi Columnist: What Is Happening in Iraq Will End in the Defeat of Terrorism and in the Region’s Recovery From Its Ills

Iraqi Columnist: What Is Happening in Iraq Will End in the Defeat of Terrorism and in the Region’s Recovery From Its Ills

An article by Dr. Abd Al-Khaleg Hussein was posted on reformist websites such as www.aafaq.org. In the article, the Iraqi columnist argues that President Bush’s new strategy in Iraq is already showing signs of success and that what is happening in Iraq will necessarily end in the defeat of terrorism and in the recovery of the region from its ills once and for all.

The following are excerpts: [1]

“There is nothing that [some] Arabs hate more than the word ‘success,’ when it appears in connection with the political process in Iraq. To wit: Every article by a reformist who wants the good of Iraq is met with the same unrestrained and pessimistic responses; he is scolded, his opinion is disparaged, he is accused of ignorance, etc. In contrast, anyone who writes an article indicating the failure of U.S. policy in Iraq is praised and glorified, and is characterized as having plenty of objective knowledge on the subject, and acute analytic skills. [These Arabs] want [to see] Iraq turned into piles of rubble in which the owls hoot at night, as their now-buried master, Saddam Hussein, [once] promised. Unfortunately, however, they are fools who know nothing about the logic of history. [They do not realize] that the heavy wheels of history will roll over them mercilessly, and that what is happening in Iraq is destined [not for failure], but for success.

The Arabs Consider It a Virtue Not to Acknowledge

 Their Mistakes

It is true that the Americans, like all other human beings, make mistakes – but [when they do], they do not give up, and they are not ashamed to sit down and reexamine their strategic plans from time to time in order to determine what went wrong. If they identify the mistake, they acknowledge it and look for an alternative [strategy], until they find the best and [most] efficient option. The Arabs, [on the other hand], consider it a virtue not to acknowledge [their] mistakes…

“When George Bush acknowledges that mistakes were made during the complicated process of liberating Iraq from a dictatorial, despicable, and barbaric regime and establishing a democratic and civilized regime in its place, the Arabs perceive his acknowledgement as evidence of failure and defeat, and [infer] that the Ba’th [party] is undoubtedly ‘coming back.’

“The difference between the Arabs and the West is vast. The Arabs think with their [gut] and leave all fateful [decisions] in the hands of a tyrant who drives them like sheep towards the abyss. Their only role is to support the ‘unparalleled leader’ and to praise him. The [people of the] West, [on the other hand], think with their heads, without ranting. The leader is elected by his people after an intense battle [between candidates], in fair elections. Although he has extensive authority, he does not dare to act before the experts surrounding him – most of whom are academics – conduct intensive and comprehensive research. Plans are implemented only after thorough examination; even after implementation, they are constantly reexamined, critiqued, and amended – a [practice] considered highly shameful by the Arabs (since a [real] man never changes his mind or reneges on his word).

“After four decades of dictatorial rule, which deliberately sowed ignorance among the public, the process of replacing the regime in Iraq is not a [simple] one – especially since the country is surrounded by hostile and malevolent neighbors that wish to destroy it. This grand modernization plan – which seeks to bring Iraq, and the region [as a whole], out of the darkness of previous centuries into the civilization of the 21st century – is not a simple one. It will unavoidably be accompanied by mistakes, casualties, and severe upheavals, but there is always room for reexamining and amending [the plan]. This process must succeed because it cannot fail – for failure means a disaster not only for Iraq and the region, but for the entire world. The political process in Iraq can therefore [proceed] in only one direction: towards success, towards the defeat of terrorism and towards the region’s recovery from its ills once and for all.

“What are the indications that Bush’s strategy in Iraq is succeeding and that Iraq’s enemies are being defeated?…

“The failure of [the attempt by Muqtada] Al-Sadr’s faction to boycott the Al-Maliki government. This faction, which has six ministers and 32 representatives in the [Iraqi] parliament, tried to extort Al-Maliki’s government. Two months ago, they [tried to] force [Iraqi Prime Minister] Mr. Nouri Al-Maliki to make meeting with Bush in Amman conditional upon an American announcement of a schedule for withdrawal from Iraq. Al-Maliki refused, and in response, [Al-Sadr's people] ordered their ministers and MPs to resign in hopes of embarrassing the government and sabotaging the new plan.

“[Al-Maliki's] response was the opposite of what the leaders of the Al-Sadr faction had expected: He did not capitulate. [As for] Bush, he not only refrained from presenting a schedule for withdrawal, but decided to send more troops (some 21,000 American soldiers) to Iraq, in order to help the government eradicate terrorism and defeat the militias. Instead of sticking to their boycott, Al-Sadr’s [people] scurried to rejoin the government, when they discovered… that the situation would [actually] be much better without them. They swallowed their threats, became silent, and [slunk] back [into the government], full of remorse. There can be no doubt that [both] the order to boycott and [the order] calling it off came from their master, the leader of Iran, who pays their salaries.

“We have repeatedly written and warned that Iran and Syria are behind the support for the terrorism in Iraq, and that unless this support is removed, the suffering of the Iraqi people and the region’s problems will continue. The American administration has finally understood the danger, given it top priority in its strategy in Iraq, and translated [this understanding] into action by sending [more] naval forces and additional minesweepers to the Gulf to confront Iran. Iran’s immediate response was to ask Saudi Arabia to mediate between it and the U.S., in order to remove the threat of war hanging over it and avoid receiving a crushing blow. [Iran] also expressed willingness to help stabilize Iraq. In addition, increasing criticism [has been heard] inside Iran against the vindictive [Iranian] President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: [People] warned that he was leading the country to disaster, and demanded that he be restrained.”

The Leaders of Iran and Syria Must Understand the Reality

“Let me emphasize once again that the political process in Iraq is irreversible, and it is inconceivable for it to fail – regardless of whether the U.S. is headed by George W. Bush (a Republican) or by some [other figure] from the Democratic Party. [Even] if the American administration changes, the foreign policy of the U.S. and of the other Western countries will not change, since success in Iraq is success for the whole world and victory for the voice of reason and wisdom – while failure [in Iraq] is a disaster not only for Iraq but for the whole world.

“It is therefore inconceivable that this process should fail. The leaders of Iran and Syria, and all the deluded among the Arabs or anywhere else [in the world], must understand this reality and act accordingly, and minimize their losses by putting an end to the Iraqi bloodbath and listening to the voice of reason and conscience. Otherwise they will bring a grave disaster upon themselves and upon the world.”

Right now, Senators Ted Kennedy, John McCain, Patrick Leahy and liberals in Washington are jumping with joy.

Right now, Senators Ted Kennedy, John McCain, Patrick Leahy and liberals in Washington are jumping with joy.

Why?

Because they mistakenly believe that with the Democrats in control of both Houses of Congress, they can move full steam ahead with legislation to grant Amnesty to 12-20 million illegal aliens — legislation that is going to be far more destructive than the Amnesty legislation they tried to cram down the throats of the American people last year!

In fact, in a matter of hours, the Senate Judiciary Committee will begin holding hearings on what may well be the most destructive piece of Amnesty legislation ever proposed.

Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy calls it “comprehensive immigration reform.”

It should be called “the illegal immigration free-for-all legislation.”

Leahy’s spokesperson says the legislation “would provide a realistic solution to bringing millions out of shadows, improve internal and border security and meet the pressing needs of employers for willing workers.”

Actually it would reward 12-20 million illegal aliens for violating our laws.

“Bringing millions out of the shadows” is code for “AMNESTY FOR ILLEGAL ALIENS.”

And meeting “the pressing needs of employers for willing workers” is nothing more than code for “CHEAP LABOR… exploiting others who will work for an un-fair wage; artificially driving down wages for American citizens”

Of course, they won’t call it “amnesty.” They’ll call it a “temporary work program,” or “a pathway to citizenship,” or some other catch-phrase.

But the word “amnesty” means forgiveness for past crimes — and allowing those who have broken our laws to stay without punishment is just that — flat-out AMNESTY.

And guess who will be leading the charge once these hearings commence?

None other than Democrat Ted Kennedy and Republican John McCain!

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You Stopped Amnesty Before… You Can Do It Again!

Senators Leahy, Kennedy and McCain forgot something… THEY FORGOT ABOUT YOU!

But they’re not the only ones forgetting… some of us have forgotten a few things too!

Most importantly, some of us have forgotten that last year, the talking-heads and pundits told you that Amnesty for illegal aliens was a done deal!

But YOU didn’t listen! You fought back and YOU thwarted NUMEROUS attempts by the Senate to make Amnesty for illegal aliens the law of the land!

Now the talking-heads and pundits are ONCE AGAIN saying that Amnesty is a juggernaut that cannot be stopped!

And that means YOU have a decision to make RIGHT HERE AND RIGHT NOW!

You can do exactly what Kennedy, McCain, Leahy and the liberals want… YOU can believe the pundits this time around (even though you proved them wrong last year), throw up your hands and give up…

Or you can FIGHT BACK YET AGAIN!

Make no mistake, YOU stopped Amnesty before and YOU can STOP IT AGAIN!

But only if YOU ACT NOW!

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Why Not Encourage Legal Immigration?

America is the greatest country in the world and we have always opened our doors to those around the world who desired to live free!

And the liberals and business interests that are pushing Amnesty would love for you to believe that they simply want others to share in the American dream.

And they point self-righteous fingers at people like YOU and make shallow and false accusations of bigotry against you!

But it’s a load of bunk… if that were the case… if these liberals are right… ask yourself one simple question:

Why are our politicians focusing their efforts on giving a path to citizenship to the millions of illegals who have broken our laws and come here illegally? Why are they NOT focused on pushing legislation to make it easier for those who wish to come to this country legally?

Because granting Amnesty to 12-20 million ILLEGAL aliens HAS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO DO WITH GIVING OTHERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO LIVE FREE!

Moreover, one simple fact that our political leaders blatantly choose to IGNORE is that while many of those who come into the United States illegally may be decent people looking for a better way of life, far too many who violate our laws by coming across the border are all too willing to violate others as well.

According to Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa), illegal aliens murder 12 people every day… 4,380 every year.

That’s 21,900 since 9/11 — MORE THAN THE TOTAL KILLED IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN.

And that isn’t all:

Congressman King reports that illegal aliens who are driving under the influence kill 13 people every day. 4,745 per year… 23,725 since 9/11.

A report by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Study revealed that 20 percent of fatal accidents involve at least one driver without a valid license.

A California study found that those who have never received a valid driver’s license are FIVE TIMES MORE LIKELY TO HAVE A FATAL ACCIDENT THAN THOSE WITH VALID LICENSES — more dangerous than drivers whose licenses have been suspended or revoked.

But there’s more:

Congressman King also reports that illegal aliens molest 8 children every day. That’s 2,920 every year.

Deborah Schurman-Kauflin of Atlanta’s Violent Crimes Institute reports that around 240,000 illegal aliens are sex offenders.

So why are our elected officials ignoring those who are trying to come to this country legally, while at the same time pushing Amnesty for the 12-20 million who have broken our laws by living and working in the United States illegally?

Use the hyperlink below to send your urgent and personalized Blast Fax messages to the Republican leaders of the United States Senate, House of Representatives and President Bush.

Tell them that Amnesty was a bad idea last year and it’s still a bad idea. Remind them that a vocal and committed minority can stop any bill from becoming law and patriotic Americans expect conservative Senators to step up to the plate and do what ever it takes to protect this country.

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There’s Still More…

According to ESR Research Economic Consultants, by the end of 2003, approximately 267,000 illegal aliens were incarcerated in all U.S. jails and prisons.

The average cost per day to house a federal inmate is $69, or over $25,000 a year. The average cost on the state level for 2000 was about $58 a day, or $21,170 yearly.

Multiply those figures by 267,000 and we’re talking about $5.6 – $6.7 BILLION per year — and our politicians tell you they can’t find the money to build a border fence.

In April of 2005, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a study of 55,322 illegal aliens incarcerated at the federal, state, and local levels during 2003.

The 55,322 illegal aliens had been arrested a total of 459,614 times ñ Average that number out and thatís around eight arrests per illegal;

The total number of criminal offenses involved numbered around 700,000. That’s about 13 offenses per alien.

36 percent had been arrested at least five times.

Author Peter Wagner, who writes on immigration issues, has said that a disproportionate number of those who enter the country illegally are murderers, sex offenders, and other types of criminals. “That is part of the dark side of illegal immigration Ö. The question is, how much ‘bad’ is acceptable and at what price?”

That’s a good question.

One that at least 40 Senators had better answer the right way and in a big fat hurry.

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Tell them that Amnesty was a bad idea last year and it’s still a bad idea. Remind them that a vocal and committed minority can stop any bill from becoming law and patriotic Americans expect conservative Senators to step up to the plate and do what ever it takes to protect this country.

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One Final Question…

What do you say to the self-righteous, the holier-than-thou liberals who say that we have always welcomed immigrants to our shores?

Sentimentalists argue that we must help the poor families of the world by employing husbands and fathers who work hard, send their money home, and long for the day when they can return to their loved ones.

If that scenario tugs at your heart strings, read this statement, posted on the web by a group of Mexican women:

“To the United States government — close the border, send our men home to us, even if you must deport them (only treat them in a humane manner — please do not hurt them).”

On that same website, wives post personal messages to their spouses begging them to return to their children. Here is a typical example, written to an absent husband named Pedro:

“You said you were only going to Arizona to get money for our house, but now you have been away and did not come back when your sister got married… Oh how I worry that you have another woman! Don’t you love me? You told me you love me.”

The advocates of Amnesty claim to be sympathetic to the plight of Mexican families.

Yet they appear to be taking the position that money is more important than children… that the family is worthless!

Whole villages are devoid of working-aged men.

Here are some statistics — released by the Migration Policy Institute and published in the Washington Times. They will blow your mind:

In 2005, more than ten million Mexican-born people were living in the U.S. That’s one-tenth of the total population of Mexico.

This exodus has had a negative impact on the Mexican economy.

Fully one-seventh — 14 percent — of the Mexican workforce is now laboring in the United States.

Mexican immigrants are, for the most part, younger men. 77 percent of Mexican workers in the U.S. are younger than 45 and 70 percent are men.

That’s not exactly a family friendly policy…

So let’s tell the liberals that if they really want to help people they can help us secure our borders and put a stop to Amnesty!

Use the hyperlink below to send your urgent and personalized Blast Fax messages to the Republican leaders of the United States Senate, House of Representatives and President Bush.

Tell them that Amnesty was a bad idea last year and it’s still a bad idea. Remind them that a vocal and committed minority can stop any bill from becoming law and patriotic Americans expect conservative Senators to step up to the plate and do what ever it takes to protect this country.

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There is NO Time to WasteÖ

Remember, the Senate is planning to take up the Kennedy-McCain Amnesty legislation any day now.

And we must act to let our elected official in Washington know that the American people oppose Amnesty for Illegals ñ regardless of what form it takes.

We defeated Amnesty last year, and we can do it again. But it will take a lot of hard work by hundreds of thousands of grassroots Americans like you and me.

Last year, our conservative leaders in the House of Representatives answered our calls and stood firm against the Senate Amnesty Scam.

This year, however, the House, under the pro-Amnesty Democrat leadership, will pass any amnesty bill proposed.

AND IF WE STAND IDLY BY AND DO NOTHING, the Senate will probably pass it as well.

Our only hope — America’s only hope — is to persuade 40 Senators to STOP AMNESTY.

Please, take action now!

Use the hyperlink below to send your urgent and personalized Blast Fax messages to the Republican leaders of the United States Senate, House of Representatives and President Bush.

Tell them that Amnesty was a bad idea last year and it’s still a bad idea. Remind them that a vocal and committed minority can stop any bill from becoming law and patriotic Americans expect conservative Senators to step up to the plate and do what ever it takes to protect this country.

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Jeff Mazzella
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The Degradation of America

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02.24.07

The Degradation of America

Posted in Uncategorized at 5:05 pm by expreacherman

I recently commented on the Blog of The Merry Widow and decided that the subject is worth exploring just a tad. She was rightfully lamenting the sinful, terrible spiritual condition of our wonderful country. Here is an excerpt from her post:

Will the new hate crimes legislations ban the Bible as a book of hate?

The federal representatives of our states, here in the USA, will be deciding on legislation that, if passed, will define civil rights classifications as federally protected against “hate crimes.”

…. If this Bill passes, H.R 254, then the Bible will be fully removed from the public as a federally classified source of “hate speech” as it has been attempted to be classified already in Canada, under their “hate crimes” law Bill C-250. A Pastor already has been threatened with imprisonment in Canada by a “Human Rights Tribunal” under the same premise as our own bill. The “crime” of this Pastor, as reported on LifeSiteNews.com in September of ‘05, was that he * ”published a letter to the editor in the Red Deer Advocate, in which he denounced homosexuality as immoral and dangerous, and called into question new gay-rights curriculums permeating the province’s educational system.”” And we must also realize then, if sexual immorality becomes federally protected, thus making saying such acts are immoral a crime, no Christian will ever be able to vote again!

But something much more important needs to be addressed than merely protecting free speech or the Bible or our rights as citizens: we must address why these things are happening. Since Roe-v-Wade, over 45 MILLION children have been murdered in the USA.

Her post illustrates the depths to which our precious America has sunk — and is still sliding ever so quickly.

A solution may be for Christians to preach FOR the Solution rather than against the sin. A homosexual act is no greater or lesser sin that a lie, theft, abortion or murder in God’s eyes. Sin separates us from God — no matter how large or small.

The problem is not “sins” but “sin.”

Belief (faith) in Jesus alone is the eternal solution for ALL sin that would otherwise keep us from Heaven.. Christ’s death, burial and resurrection paid the complete sin debt..

Faith in Jesus alone gives one the assurance of Heaven… but does not assure removal from daily “sins.” Some folks are believing saved sinners and others are unsaved unbelieving sinners..

For unbelievers there is no concrete guideline for life, except feelings — “what feels right.”

However, for the one who who trusts Christ alone as Savior, God’s indwelling Holy Spirit works His power with the new nature of every believer to set his life in line with what the Lord wants. However, every believer has the will to obey or disobey God’s scriptural commands. Obey and be a happy believer — disobey and be a miserable believer.. Either way — once a believer, always a believer, thankfully, never to be lost.

The Gospel of Jesus Christ is the first and major step in the solution to the problem of homosexual acts, theft, murder, lying, liberals, abortion, immorality, etc.. one person at a time.

The Gospel of Jesus Christ

Israel is a central front—if not the central front—in the war against Islamic fascism and global jihad.

Israel is a central front—if not the central front—in the war against Islamic fascism and global jihad.  

Excerpts from the article:

In 1980, Ayatollah Khomeini proclaimed “We do not worship
Iran, we worship Allah.  I say, let this land [
Iran] burn.  I say let this land go up in smoke, provided Islam emerges triumphant.”  Ayatollah Rafsanjani said that “the use of even one nuclear bomb inside
Israel will destroy everything. However, it will only harm the Islamic world. It is not irrational to contemplate such an eventuality.” Rafsanjani also noted that 5 million Jews would die in an Iranian nuclear strike, while a mere 15 million Iranians would perish in an Israeli retaliation—as small “sacrifice” considering the over one billion Muslims worldwide.  In February of last year, a fatwa was issued in
Qom allowing the use of nuclear weapons in war. 

It is reasonable to ask what the treaty with Egypt is worth—and more to the point how long it can last—when men like Mohammed el-Katatny of Mubarak’s National Democracy Party openly declare “Nothing will work with Israel except for a nuclear bomb that wipes it out of existence.”  While staying in a heavily Islamist slum in
Cairo recently, I saw just how deep the seeds of hatred of Jews and
Israel runs.  Mein Kampf, for example, was prominently displayed at every single bookshop I visited in
Egypt.  Store employees told me in Arabic that the Protocols of the Elders of Zion sells fantastically well.  I believe
Saudi Arabia may be even worse in this regard than
Egypt.

http://www.frontpagemag.com/Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=27148

Senate Bill calls for “consulting with experts to ensure that the lexicon used within public statements…does not aid extremists by offending the American Muslim community”

Senate Bill calls for “consulting with experts to ensure that the lexicon used within public statements…does not aid extremists by offending the American Muslim community”

S. 4, a bill to implement provisions of the 9/11 Commission, is currently on the Senate floor. It includes under “Miscellaneous Provisions” Section 1302, a “Sense of the Senate Regarding Combating Domestic Radicalization.” Predictably, it is based on the usual premise (Subsection (a)(1)) that extremists are “exploiting” Islam to achieve “ideological ends” — but what those ideological ends might be, and how exactly Islam is being exploited, is not explained.

Also predictable are the dhimmi measures suggested to take care of the problem, including:

“Consulting with experts to ensure that the lexicon used within public statements is precise and appropriate and does not aid extremists by offending the American Muslim community”

This is D’Souzaite thinking: if we speak honestly about the Islamic jihad being waged against us, it will drive Muslims who abhor the jihad to join it. That’s like saying that a Christian who despises Fred Phelps (the “God hates fags” guy) will join his group if he or Christianity is criticized.

It is unsurprising, but disheartening, to see this kind of shoddy reasoning coming not from a “conservative” pundit, but from the Senate.

“Pursuing broader avenues of dialogue with the Muslim community to foster mutual respect, understanding, and trust”

Not “Calling upon the Muslim community to expel jihadists and demonstrate its commitment to living in America as equals with non-Muslims on an indefinite basis, without working for the imposition of Sharia law.”

“Working directly with State, local, and community leaders to…facilitate the sharing of best practices from other countries and communities to encourage outreach to the American Muslim community and develop partnerships between all faiths, including Islam”

Here again, the assumption that that community is being victimized, and that the outreach need only be in one direction, is deeply embedded.

Clearly, we should not expect a whole lot of clear thinking on the jihad worldwide or in America from the new management in Congress. But of course, we knew that already.

Here is the text:

SEC. 1302. SENSE OF THE SENATE REGARDING COMBATING DOMESTIC RADICALIZATION.(a) Findings- The Senate finds the following:

(1) The United States is engaged in a struggle against a transnational terrorist movement of radical extremists seeking to exploit the religion of Islam through violent means to achieve ideological ends.

(2) The radical jihadist movement transcends borders and has been identified as a potential threat within the United States.

(3) Radicalization has been identified as a precursor to terrorism.

(4) Countering the threat of violent extremists domestically, as well as internationally, is a critical element of the plan of the United States for success in the war on terror.

(5) United States law enforcement agencies have identified radicalization as an emerging threat and have in recent years identified cases of `homegrown’ extremists operating inside the United States with the intent to provide support for, or directly commit, a terrorist attack.

(6) The alienation of Muslim populations in the Western world has been identified as a factor in the spread of radicalization.

(7) Radicalization cannot be prevented solely through law enforcement and intelligence measures.

(b) Sense of Senate- It is the sense of the Senate that the Secretary, in consultation with other relevant Federal agencies, should make a priority of countering domestic radicalization and extremism by–

(1) using intelligence analysts and other experts to better understand the process of radicalization from sympathizer to activist to terrorist;

(2) recruiting employees with diverse worldviews, skills, languages, and cultural backgrounds and expertise;

(3) consulting with experts to ensure that the lexicon used within public statements is precise and appropriate and does not aid extremists by offending the American Muslim community;

(4) developing and implementing, in concert with the Attorney General and State and local corrections officials, a program to address prisoner radicalization and post-sentence reintegration;

(5) pursuing broader avenues of dialogue with the Muslim community to foster mutual respect, understanding, and trust; and

(6) working directly with State, local, and community leaders to–

(A) educate these leaders on the threat of radicalization and the necessity of taking preventative action at the local level; and

(B) facilitate the sharing of best practices from other countries and communities to encourage outreach to the American Muslim community and develop partnerships between all faiths, including Islam.

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