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Should We Empathize With Extremists?

When U.N Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon suggested in a recent Security Council speech that an Israeli drive to build settlements beyond its territory partly fueled Palestinian extremism, it drew ire from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “There is no justification for terror,” responded Netanyahu. “The comments of the U.N. Secretary-General encourage terror.” In the epochal ‘war […]

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Thanks, Tim. I take your point. But reconsidering a decision isn't always terrible, is it? If it were, we'd still be trying to grow peanuts in Tanzania, Lance Armstrong would have won the Tour de France seven times, and the Birmingham Six would still be in prison.

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