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posted by LaminatorX on Thursday January 15 2015, @05:22AM   Printer-friendly
from the schadenfreude dept.

The religious and cultural tensions the West faces are "payback" for slavery and colonialism, a Chinese state-run newspaper said Tuesday in the wake of the Islamist attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine.

The editorial in the Global Times newspaper — which often takes a nationalistic tone — dismissed the weekend's huge marches in Paris and elsewhere as "painkillers" that cannot halt the intensifying "clash of civilizations".


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  • (Score: 1) by khallow on Friday January 16 2015, @07:52AM

    by khallow (3766) Subscriber Badge on Friday January 16 2015, @07:52AM (#135310) Journal

    Putting baathist military into prison along with al qaeda prisoners was also one of the worst ideas ever since it brought together skills and fanaticism both with a grudge against the new government whoever might have been running it.

    And for others wondering what this means, apparently ISIS was just an alliance of several "also ran" militias until they started incorporating former Ba'athists into their logistics and chain of command.