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Sunday, June 27

Most "terrorists" suck at what they do

by blondesense liz

I've noticed it and you've noticed it. Save for a few doozies, it appears that the foot soldiers trained in "terrorist camps" are bumbling idiots. Kind of makes you wonder how anyone pulled off 9/11.

The Case for Calling Them Nitwits
BY DANIEL BYMAN AND CHRISTINE FAIR at The Atlantic

They blow each other up by mistake. They bungle even simple schemes. They get intimate with cows and donkeys. Our terrorist enemies trade on the perception that they’re well trained and religiously devout, but in fact, many are fools and perverts who are far less organized and sophisticated than we imagine. Can being more realistic about who our foes actually are help us stop the truly dangerous ones?

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