posted on May, 29 2004 @ 01:43 AM
Oh, there would definitely be a good reason to attack a cruise ship. You could kill thousands very easily if that was your goal... Mass casualties
was not the intent of the 9/11 attacks... I'd like to respond to this quote.
why not target cruise liners rather than tower blocks? seriously, the big target in america (aside from the pentagon again) would seem to be the
empire state building. i'm sure there are similar targets elsewhere. but, any nation with such a target is going to be well aware of that
possibility. furthermore, interceptor aircraft are generally closer to these land-based targets than sea-faring liners, allowing for a faster response
This discussion brings up an interesting point about the 9/11 attacks... How were the targets chosen? Why? I feel the answer is strong evidence
that our own corupt government actually planned and/or orchastracted the attacks...
If you look at terrorism in Isreal you don't generally see infastructure being attacked - mostly just mass casualties from insane suicide bombers.
9/11 was very different in that major national infastructure was targeted... The attack was designed to provoke fear and submission in the American
public, investors, defense, and branches of govt. (congress, etc).
Trade Center - Financial
Pentagon - Military
White House - Government (or to make the govt. look like it was a target).
There are plenty of other targets in New York and the east coast that, in my opinion, would have been far more tramatic to the American sense of
nationalism and pride. The Statue of Liberty, for instance, means a lot to a large number of Americans. What was attacked was deliberate and
planned. It is important to remember, however, that if our government was behind the attack it was not the WHOLE government - only a select group
with in it.
Attacking a cruise ship would make sense in Isreal but doesn't when your trying to fund a war over Opium and oil... We are being bent over and
taking it hard... Ofcourse there is going to be another attack this summer - and then maybe a postponed election (hmmmmmm)? If that happens I think
we all should start thinking about voting with an army rather than a pen... Or flee to a more safe country (if there is one).
Just my .02.