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Spain has elected the leader that didn't choose to go to war, as Spain citizens were 90% against the war in the first place. The new Spanish president had promised to send the troops back way before the 11M terrorism act.
Originally posted by DeltaChaos
Spain has elected a new leader with anti-Iraq invasion propensity, and so may we...
As I said, terrorists had nothing to do with the Spanish retreat of the unwanted conflict: that decision was settled way before. I should say as well that Al-Qaeda was not involved in *any* way. The Atocha bombing was committed by extremists from Morocco, aided by some locals. The association of the locals with ETA has not yet been made, but is not discarded.
At this point I can't tell if acting exactly the way the terrorists want us to act is a good thing, but I can only imagine that capitulation to their demands will only cause their fanaticism to grow with pride.
As stated, fear has nothing to do here, but this simple question: Is the world safer now? Quite the opposite...
Is the world going to collectively abandon the cause to destroy terrorist networks due to the fear their attacks cause, or will we continue to fight them where they live and train to prevent further attacks?
That is only FUD. Terrorists intendeed to destabilize the country by trying to modify our way of life. They didn't succeed.
Originally posted by Q
The terrorists' plan is working...if you live in Spain.