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Thursday 19 January 2017

Paris shows the West has become a soft touch in this clash of civilisations

People in Europe will have to become accustomed to ISIL savagery as part of its plan to create an Islamic Empire, writes Jody Corcoran

Published 22/11/2015 | 02:30

Blood: American political scientist Samuel P Huntington has written that 'Islam has bloody borders'
Blood: American political scientist Samuel P Huntington has written that 'Islam has bloody borders'

The Chinese military general and strategist, Sun Tzu, wrote nearly 3,000 years ago: "Know yourself. Know your enemy."

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But certain reaction here to the spread of Isil-managed savagery in Europe shows that some people know little about the enemy and not much for sure about themselves.

Arising from that, it is evident that the West has become a soft touch, too soft for this denouement in what has been described as the clash of civilisations.

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