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December 17th, 2008
From Jihad to Rehab
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  • Otis Joiner

    This is were the 9/11 bumbs came from

  • Fuul Aluuf

    Oh well, as long as they didn’t kill any Saudis then it isn’t really murder and they are worth reforming. Makes perfect sense.

  • Jerry Schlotter

    I worked in K.Saudi Arabia for eight years. During this time I was a fire/safety manager and had hundreds of Saudi’s under my supervision. Two of my firefighters went to Afghanistan to fight the Russians.When they came back they rarely spoke and certainly not to me. Something happened to their mental state as they were no longer sociable or happy men as before they went to their ‘holy war’.

  • Ronald Deiffenbacher

    I really BELEAVE that these Jihadest will never be reabillated.The fact is they hate the U.S.AND will NEVER quit trying to kill all us americans.The programe is a big JOKE.

  • Scott MacGregor

    The naivete exhibited by the left knows no bounds.

  • ibrahim

    first not all saudis are criminals or terrorist. there is good and bad in everyone of us. these men were brain washed by powerful groups to do their dirty business for them. the west have to do their part and erase the image currently held by many in the middle east that the west (or the US) have double standards and treat the arabs with less respect. we have to bridge the gap and invest in programs that will explain the interest of both sides. by educating the street people only then we can bring the differences of our people to an end.

  • AMH

    Many of these men saw jihad as heroic through seeing their loved ones, friends, and neighbors, fighting against the soviets. And guess what? They were supported in that war against the soviets by the U.S.

    What’s naive is to not know the history of the conflicts that brought us and them to this point. What’s naive is to not know a single thing about these men or their culture and yet say, with authority, “these men can’t be rehabilitated.” Maybe they can be. At least someone is trying something, other than more war, more killing, more locking people up (without charging them for a crime) and throwing away the key.

  • Marcio Melo

    I believe in rehabilitation. Of course, our penal system was created to punish, not to reform. But what makes a person a criminal many times is the life of punishment they go thru since childhood. It is more expensive for society to keep a person in jail for life, than to use any method to try to rehabilitate a human being. They are not born criminals, they are turned into criminals.

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