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Originally posted by Xfile
When are people going to wake up and realize that terrorists are not planning attacks on non-arab countries because of that countries politics.They want to terrorize ALL countries not practicing sharia starting with the west.
Arrestationerne i Danmark og Tyskland af 11 formodede terrorister viser, at Vesteuropa er særdeles udsat for terrorangreb og fortsat vil være det.
»Terrornetværkenes energi er en politisk energi, der skyldes de udenlandske styrker i de muslimske lande. Derfor er terrortruslen noget, vi må være bekymrede for, så længe vi er til stede der«, siger Robert A. Pape.
Professor Pape says that while al-Qaeda terrorists are twice as likely to be from a country where radical Salafist/Wahhabist Islam is widely practiced, they are 10 times more likely to have come from a country that has U.S. troops stationed in it. In most cases, this foreign military presence is not hostile in a traditional sense, since the local governments have agreed to their stay. But according to a Saudi poll after 9/11, 95 percent of educated Saudi males between the ages of 25 and 41 agreed with bin Laden's goal of driving Americans off their holy land.
No suicide bombers have ever come from Iran, where there are no foreign troops. Iraq had never seen a suicide bombing on its soil before U.S. troops arrived in 2003. While Ayatollah Khomeini spent the 1980s criticizing American culture, many people agreed, but none resorted to suicide bombing. When bin Laden cited U.S. forces in the land of Mecca and Medina, men hopped on planes with knives.
The root cause of suicide terrorism is occupation, not Islam, and not the other way around, as the War Party and its ill-informed adherents so righteously claim.
Fifth and sixth are U.S. government support for corrupt governments in the Middle East, none of which are democratic (among these are Jordan, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Oman, Qatar, Egypt, and now Iraq), and pressure (that is, threats of violence) to keep oil prices set where American mercantilists want them. Is it a surprise that all of the 9/11 hijackers – at least the one's whose identities aren't in dispute – were from countries (Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates) with governments friendly to our own, and that none of them were from Iran, Iraq, or Syria?
BTW, US do have a presence of air troops on Uzbekistan.