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Originally posted by shots
No what you gave techincally speaking was a reference.
A dictionary is a list of words with their definitions, a list of characters with their glyphs, or a list of words with corresponding words in other languages.
Originally posted by JoeDoaks
Sister has posted a litany of claims I still want to see some answers for.
The number one claim I can't find answers for is the claim that the 'insurgents' haven't killed any Iraqis.
Does anyone have a link to something like this
A tape said to have been recorded by terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi condemns the new government in Baghdad and claims the killing of fellow Muslims is justified in attacks against U.S. soldiers and Iraqi security forces.
"God ordered us to attack the infidels by all means ... even if armed infidels and unintended victims — women and children — are killed together," the speaker said. "The priority is for jihad so anything that slows down jihad should be overcome."
The defense of the deadly attacks could be a recruiting tactic aimed at Sunni Arabs who initially didn't sympathize with the insurgency because of the deaths of innocents. The speaker claimed that top religious scholars have repeatedly sanctioned homicide bombings.
The audiotape, posted on the Internet, is believed to be the first from the Jordanian-born militant since the new Iraqi government was put in place in early May. In the past weeks, Al Qaeda in Iraq (search) — the group led by al-Zarqawi — and other terrorists have ramped up their campaign of car bombings, homicide attacks, shootings and kidnappings.
Zarqawi Tape Justifies killing of Muslims
Originally posted by EastCoastKid
Whatever. Let me break out my Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th edition, used by fine newspapers all across this great land. Afterall, you seem to be confused. I wouldn't feel right about loggin off until I spoon feed you a DEFINITION.
PROPAGANDA: Any systematic, widespread dissemination or promotion of particular ideas, doctrines, practices, etc. to further one's own cause or to damage an opposing one; ideas, doctrines, or allegations so spread: now often used disparagingly to connote deception or distortion.
Originally posted by EastCoastKid
But guess what? I have effectively lured you away from the topic at hand.
Self determination is an individual charactersitic child, not a national goal.
while what you said (fight for their freedom) sounds good it just is not a player. America will NOT leave as long as there is an activity insurgency. That is just a cold hard fact.
Originally posted by Dallas
Read your story. Something got missed I think seriously missed Syrian lady.. American Soldiers died defending Iraq as well as liberating it !
You are hyping this up.....yeah there probably has been a very small number (maybe like 2 or 3 hell maybe even 8) of cases invloving sexual abuse/rape done by American troops to the local populas in Iraq
You are making out to be like it's a wide spread problem thats infecting all troops..it's not. There are a few bad nutshells in all armies/populations from all countries...
Originally posted by Syrian Sister
''This so-called ill treatment and torture in detention centers, stories of which were spread everywhere...
sexual abuse/rape done by American troops to the local populas in Iraq
There are numerous accounts of systematic of local populations by american soldiers
There are numerous accounts of systematic sexual abuse of local populations by american soldiers, in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere. They didnt even refrain from raping elderly women.
Don't get we wrong, im not saying it has not gone on...I expect someone here to maybe produce a couple links that speak of one or two cases of sexual abuse to the local population, but not a massive bombardment of troops sexually raping and abusing the people of Iraq.
Again, one or two..maybe I would expect that at the most..which is far from systematic, trendy or on a large scale.