The answer to the second question is best summed up by the following portions of the letter.
What we call you to [then do] is to take an honest stance with yourselves – and I doubt you will do so – to discover that you are a nation without principles or manners, and that the values and principles to you are something which you merely demand from others, not that which you yourself must adhere to.
…We also advise you to pack your luggage and get out of our lands. We desire for your goodness, guidance, and righteousness, so do not force us to send you back as cargo in coffins.
…We call upon you to end your support of the corrupt leaders in our countries. Do not interfere in our politics and method of education. Leave us alone, or else expect us in New York and Washington.
…We also call you to deal with us and interact with us on the basis of mutual interests and benefits, rather than the policies of sub dual, theft and occupation.
While we will always remember the attacks of 9/11, and the damage done will not easily be overcome, we must understand WHY they occurred. If we wish to prevent such things from happening again, perhaps our best course of action would be a policy of non-interventionism and diplomacy. Are the grievances and demands made really that unreasonable?
Take everyone’s words in, but take them with a grain of salt. I only hope to wipe away misinformation and give the opportunity to hear from those who caused such tragedy in the first place.
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Luke Stanek became interested in the ideas of liberty and the free market after the 2008 Presidential Election. Inspired by those promoting liberty, Luke began to write letters to the editor of local newspapers. …
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