En réponse à J Y S Czhang <[log in to unmask]>:
> Cut the base of popular support and the terrorist cause ceases to be
> rallying point- it becomes absurd and futile.
It doesn't mean that the terrorists will stop their actions. Look at ETA.
They've completely lost popular support, and yet they never have been so
dangerous and violent. Making a cause futile this way only increases the anger
of terrorists and their determination.