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September 18, 2014 at 5:30 PM

Fight against the Islamic State: Other countries are smart to not become involved

Do you hear the countries of Japan, India and China’s mentioned in all this talk about the Middle East, when it comes to eradicating the world of the Islamic State [“Islamic State group issues new curriculum in Iraq,” Nation & World, Sept. 15]?

While our money and time is spent on this unattainable goal, they’re busy educating their youths, improving their infrastructures, while at the same time bolstering their economies. Their lack of global interaction is a smart move and is best for them as they become the next world powers, while we are floundering both at home and abroad.

Barb Kelley, Mill Creek

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