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  •  Russians were quite brutal in their Chechen wars. (0+ / 0-)

    However, many Chechens were dangerous terrorists and were just as brutal towards Russians and other Chechens. So you can't just put all the blame on Russians for this mess. That said, anti-Muslim bigotry is not acceptable.

    •  The intent wasn't to blame or excuse as I said at (0+ / 0-)

      the beginning.  It isn't a catalog of every brutality that occurred on both sides either.  Rather than look at what other people have done, I thought it was important for us to look at what we have done as Americans.  

      There is no existence without doubt.

      by Mark Lippman on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 11:59:59 AM PDT

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