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The US does or does not negotiate with terrorists

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posted on Aug, 23 2014 @ 03:09 PM
a reply to: beezzer

Right, they don't negotiate with terrorists, except when they do, or when they are sending them weapons to topple another government, or when it's someone's birthday...

I still suspect that Bergdahl was a deep cover intelligence op that went bad.

posted on Aug, 23 2014 @ 05:05 PM
a reply to: beezzer
Valerie Jarrett is no doubt the driving force behind our foreign policy. At least we don't need to worry about a war with Iran, she wont attack her own country.

posted on Aug, 23 2014 @ 05:10 PM
To the OP.

The US does negotiate with terrorists, but not to hand over squadzillions of dollars. Negotiations have been prisoner exchanges and not cash. Cash merely perpetuates the problem and encourages hostage taking.

One wonders how many of the exchanged terrorists will see their next birthday.


posted on Aug, 23 2014 @ 05:14 PM

originally posted by: beezzer
When Obama traded 5 GITMO terrorists for Bowe Bergdahl, people were outraged over the supposed flip in policy with no negotiations with terrorists. Sure, Bergdahl was a US soldier who "supposedly" defected, deserted his post to join the enemies side to fight, but later (perhaps) decided that it was a bad idea.
Obama was shown with Bergdahl's parents in a touching White House photo op, and it was a much debated topic for a while.

Now we are currently discussing the beheading death of journalist James Foley. Who wasn't a soldier who supposedly deserted, but was a person who was actively kidnapped. A failed rescue attempt was launched, but bad intel (supposedly) lead to a dead end. Instead of a photo op in the Rose Garden of the White House, Obama went back to the golf course.

The US does not negotiate with terrorists!

Wait, what?

Since when?

I offer to you, gentle readers, an opportunity to clarify this very confusing issue.

Bergdahl was a deserter at a time of war. He left his duty and sought the aide of the enemy, that is treason and a capital offense. 150 years ago he would have been shot on sight by a commanding officer. He should swing from a rope. Obama broke yet another law allowing this trade, he released 5 known terrorist back into the world to do more harm. In my opinion Obama is trying to destruct America, so far he is doing a great job of it. My only question is, where does Obama plan on golfing if he succeeds in destroying this great country?

posted on Aug, 23 2014 @ 08:16 PM
He traded 5 terrorists with well whooped asses. That soldier must have been pretty important...

posted on Aug, 24 2014 @ 02:19 AM

originally posted by: elementalgrove

There are absolutely bad guys that exist outside of the US, a lot of whom have been created based upon our foreign policy which has been based off of war in the name of democracy. Which is a nice subtle way to topple governments who stand in the way of our corporate/military interests.

It goes far beyond that ... most of the contemporary history, that you know about ... is a fiction of people's imagination. The bible, is merely an older version of the Mormon book. To understand the concept, of what is behind it all ... you have to go down and think carefully, and objectively, why the book of Mormon was written ... when it's such an obvious lie. Other books, are not as "obvious" lies, but that is only because the time passed is so long.

We have exterminated entire races of human beings ... we hide this fact, in history, by removing their own history ... destroying their books. Their tales, everything that makes them "separate". We tell the tall tale of Adam and Eve, how important is it? enormously, because we didn't really exterminate people ... we were fighting with our brethren ... we are the same. This is how we excuse it. Or, we take up their identity ... we move to their region, and claim to be ... them.

The real question behind all this, and the war on terror and in the name of democracy, is this. Is this done, as a product of minds that are aware of their doing. Or, is it a product of minds, that aren't aware. That's the question. Is it truly "evil", that people are aware that they have exterminated entire races ... but subdue that knowledge, and replace it with laughter and deceit ... on purpose. Or is it, because the people in question are just, truly not aware of what has occurred.

It's the distinction, weather they're evil or not ... that's the true question.

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