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I'm waiting for the War on Gravity and the War on Unrequited Love.
I'm sure those will work out just fine...
The war on terror is very real. If you're sight has grown dim then maybe you should see an eye doctor. There are plenty of good doctors over in Israel. Saudi Arabia will provide a thorough examination as will visiting the spot where the WTC once stood. How about the young boys who have come back from war with missing limbs? Lets ask them what it's about.
Originally posted by Abstrakt
I'm not saying that terrorism isn't real. It is a very real and dangerous threat and needs to be dealt with. I suppose the "point" of my rant was to point out how it has been dealt with in entirely the wrong way. Also, how has the war in Iraq done anything to counter this threat? IMO it has just thrown petrol on the fire.
Originally posted by Muaddib
The fact is that Saddam not only broke the sanctions in many ways and was trying to acquire, and probably did acquire, wmd in some capacity. Why else would he had tons of documents which dealt with the construction of wmd, and why would he be trying to break the sanctions by having some of the material that was banned from Iraq? which included scud missiles which some were fired upon the coalition at the beginning of the war, rockets that were banned, and other materials which were found in scrap yards around the world which had traces of wmd gases and even uranium; all of which was in possesion of Iraq before the war started.
Saddam was providing support to terrorist groups for attacking Americans and Israeli citizens. Evidence from Spain, and even Russia showed not only that there was a connection between Saddam/Iraq and at least one of the terrorists that was involved in 9/11, but the Russians claimed right after 9/11 and up to the beginning of the war that they had evidence which showed that Saddam was working on getting terrorists to make attacks on US soil. If you want to find this evidence do a search in these forums. I am just sick and tired of having to continue to present this evidence almost every other day.
I am also tired an fed up with all the complaints, and the unrealistic, made up fantasy that some people think, for some unknown reason, that if they embrace terrorists with open arms and a bunch of flowers that the world is going to be a wonderful peaceful place.
The world is not a peaceful place, it is a fact that there are groups in different parts of the world that would kill you without second though because of different beliefs and because of greed and power....and this groups have nothing to do with the US...
Right now there are several wars, and even genocide is occurring which Kofi Annan keeps claiming it is not genocide for some stupid reason, being fought in several countries because of radical Muslims and other radicals who don't want anything to do with Western civilization and would want western civilization to be totally erased from the globe.
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To find out what I am talking about do a search as to what is happening in Sudan and what has been happening in Nigeria since 2000. Those are only two of the countries where radicals are committing attrocities against Christians and other minority religious and ethnic groups.
BTW, just out of curiosity.....pray tell us how exactly would you have dealt with the war on terror?