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Recycling the cycle of violence

According to an item in Le Figaro this morning, a couple of bombs have gone off in Algiers, killing 17 and wounding nearly 100. (Here’s a Reuters version for those who hate subtitles.) It was an al-Qaeda job, apparently. I’m with the MSM and the Dems on this one: If we could only pull our troops out and end the occupation, this horrendous cycle of violence would stop, peace would be restored and people could shop safely once again in the markets of Algiers.

I know what you’re thinking — that redeploying our troops from Algeria will not be easy, but we could get Kucinich on it.

Denis BoylesDennis Boyles is a writer, editor, former university lecturer, and the author/editor of several books of poetry, travel, history, criticism, and practical advice, including Superior, Nebraska (2008), Design Poetics (1975), ...

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