posted on Jun, 22 2004 @ 02:02 PM
Originally posted by Joseph Knecht
The point is not whether it is right or wrong, the point is that if you look at it objectively as I think THEY see all is doing, then you understand
that through the eyes of the enemy, the military and the 'innocents' ARE the enemy!
Hence, what may seem morose to you or I, is in their reality the art of war. And yes attacking civilians does serve a purpose... THEIR
It doesn't matter if it's their purpose. It's unjustifiable. Fine, I can see it from their side, but that doesn't make a difference. I know
that they think their doing a great service to Allah, but that doesn't make it any less unjustifiable and reprehensible. If they only attacked
military targets, fine. But they blatantly attack civilians who have nothing to do with the military, or who are actually trying to help them, or are
their OWN PEOPLE (in the case of Iraq). What good is that? It's ridiculous, and it's not an act of war. It's an act of cowardice, like I
Also, out of curiosity... Who is innocent and how is that qualifiable? Is someone who builds planes that drop bombs innocent? When militaries
strike targets KNOWING that civilians will be killed along with the enemy, is that an innocent act because the target was the enemy? It gets very
Well the military doesn't strictly attack civilian targets because they are civilian targets. There will always be civilian casualties of war, and
that's horrible, but it's a fact of war. But those civilian deaths are a side affect of a military action. Terrorists MEAN to attack innocent
As for what an innocent is. Those Iraqis minding their own business walking around in their free country are innocent. The people who were working
on September 11th, 2001 were innocent. Nick Berg was innocent (he was a non-military civilian working to help Iraqis) along with the others who were
beheaded. I am innocent.
Attacking people who have nothing to do with the military is utterly and morally wrong.