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Wilf Day
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posted 17 February 2004 12:12 PM      Profile for Wilf Day     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
What's the purpose of almost random suicide attacks? Polarization.

For example:

The children in these villages were, unlike their parents, visibly happy to see the patrol. Most of them chased the convoy, hoping the soldiers would stop and hand out candy like they normally did. Sadly, because of the high-alert, the vehicles couldn't stop and so several groups of kids grew very tired and disappointed as they ran after the 13-tonne tanks, apparently unwilling to believe we wouldn't eventually stop.

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