All religious extremists and radical religions are incapable with free societies.
"When Faith preaches Hate, Blessed are the Doubters." - Amin Maalouf
Had that 'shock and awe' been used once or twice more we wouldn't see ISIS in Iraq now because they know what would be coming. Of course they have nothing to fear from a Community Organizer who they know would run rather than maintain control.
I didn't say every outbreak of Islamist radicalism is directly linked to the Cold War, rather, the origin of the modern cycle of radicalism has its origins in the Cold War.
"To waste, to destroy, our natural resources, to skin and exhaust the land instead of using it so as to increase its usefulness, will result in undermining in the days of our children the very prosperity which we ought by rights to hand down to them."~ Theodore Roosevelt (Message to Congress, Dec. 3, 1907)