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 Post subject: NYT: Only Hard Choices for Parents Whose Children Flirt With
PostPosted: Mon April 11, 2016 3:16 am 
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Interesting and sad article about a father who collaborated with the feds to help catch his own son, as the son was being radicalized by an Islamic terrorist group:

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/10/us/pa ... pe=article


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 Post subject: Re: NYT: Only Hard Choices for Parents Whose Children Flirt
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Can't you just higher a mercenary to kidnap you kid and then deprogram him in your basement?

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 Post subject: Re: NYT: Only Hard Choices for Parents Whose Children Flirt
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Possibly. But how does your average Joe even begin to navigate the professional maze that is the mercenary sector?


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higher a mercenary


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Sorry, this story is just bumming me out.


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 Post subject: Re: NYT: Only Hard Choices for Parents Whose Children Flirt
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theplatypus wrote:
Sorry, this story is just bumming me out.


At least they didn't waste a ton of money on a fake bombing plot, as they usually do in these sorts of situations with less than capable would-be jihadis. See, there's a silver lining.


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