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Gunmen Seize Hostages at Bangladesh Restaurant and Detonate Explosives [W:15]

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http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/02/w...explosives-in-bangladesh-restaurant.html?_r=0

Gunmen detonated explosives and took a number of people hostage at a restaurant in Dhaka, Bangladesh, setting off a bloody standoff with the police on Friday night in the capital’s diplomatic zone.

Witnesses took to Twitter to report hearing gunfire, and posted images of armed paramilitary officers surrounding the restaurant, the Holey Artisan Bakery, which is said to be popular with expatriates, diplomats and middle-class families. It is in the city’s Gulshan neighborhood.

Here's today's daily contribution from the religion of peace. Today's contribution comes from the land of Bangladesh.

How many hours until the next attack?
 

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Another Muslim terrorist attack.
 

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The blood of the lost innocents is on Barack Obama's and Hillary Clinton's hands. Rest In Peace!
 

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What are the liberals going to blame this one on? Homophobia? Global warming? Bush?
 

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Apdst,

Maybe it would be better if the liberals would take responsibility for a destructive and failed foreign policy and admit that sometimes the only way to combat evil is to face it and defeat it.
 

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Apdst,

Maybe it would be better if the liberals would take responsibility for a destructive and failed foreign policy and admit that sometimes the only way to combat evil is to face it and defeat it.

Anybody who uses the phrase "the liberals" can be pretty much ignored.
 

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I'm surprised that you don't follow your own advice.
 

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The carnage continues and the liberals continue to apologize.
 

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The blood of the lost innocents is on Barack Obama's and Hillary Clinton's hands. Rest In Peace!

How is the president of the USA responsible for what happens for what happens on the other side of the world?
 

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I guess that all depends on what you expect from a President and the leader the greatest world power in history.

Maybe making excuses, developing alibis, and apologizing works for some people, but not all.
 

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Moderator's Warning:
This is a *breaking news* thread about a specific story. If your posts aren't clearly, and primarily, tied directly to the story, then you should not be making them in this thread. If you want to talk about President Obama, his bowel movements, Hillary Clinton, US gun laws, homophobia, global warming or Bush, then start threads in the appropriate areas for that. Continued attempts to derail this thread will result in action being taken.
 

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I hope they catch the Christian GOP NRA members who did this.
 

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Bangladesh is part of an axis of Asian countries where religious violence moves in 3 basic directions:

- Hindus in India attack Muslims and Sikhs.
- Muslims in Pakistan attack Hindus
- Bangladeshi nationalist Muslims attack everyone

This is just the latest episode in what is essentially a never ending cycle of retaliation.
 

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Interesting, the word "Muslims" was mentioned in all three of your examples.
 
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