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For at least the last 48 hours, we have been engaged in a self-flagellating national conversation aimed at relitigating the debate over the morality and efficacy of the Bush-era CIA’s enhanced interrogation practices. This is an important and productive conversation to have. Everyone who is interested in prosecuting the War on Terror effectively should be concerned about whether those techniques are operationally valuable or if they are ultimately counterproductive.
The civil war in Syria, whose Alawite regime Saudi Arabia's Sunny monarchy has long plotted against, and the prospect of a war with Shiite Iran over its reported drive to acquire nuclear weapons, preoccupy Riyadh while, Abdallah, Canute-like, strives to keep the democratic wave from breaking on its shores. Read more: www.upi.com...
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originally posted by: aorAki
a reply to: TinfoilTP
It is my understanding that there was outrage regarding both of those examples. To try to diminish the torture by calling responses to it "fake outrage" and then comparing it to (emotive terms) "rusty knife beheadings" and saying there was "no outrage" regarding this is disingenuous at best and an outright manipulative lie at worst.
I don't see why we can't condemn both, after all, they fell from the same tree of despicable behaviour.
Secondly, the boy chopped in half story comes from a Christian website with Christian propaganda...
It's a blatant lie, from the same people who claimed a little Muslim girl killed by Assad's Army was a "Christian baby beheaded by IS"...
& they are one of the most deplorable sources on the Internet.
F*ck The Christian Post!!! Liars!!!