Arch Enemy said:France and Russia haven't been hit yet.
Terror can only begin to stop, when we stop exporting our own version of it around the world.Originally posted by Fantasea:
When it becomes economically or politically unwise for governments to continue to support terror, the terror will stop.
Were going to have to work hard to show this world that we give a d a m n about anything besides p r o f i t ...
SKILMATIC said:As much as I think this statement is right, theres no way we will ever give more of a dam than something else than making money. And the same goes for every other country. This world revolves around money and thats all this world is about. Thats a fact.
But to tell you plainly, the terrorists would have attacked spain and GB eventually. Mabe not as soon but eventually. This thread is more speculation than anything else. So I would venture to say this discussion is meaningless. We should be debating more meaningful topics that actually have to do with whats going on.
I'm not sure this is entirely accurate. But I'm also not going to say that it isn't true. [Was that a double-negative I just used?]Originally Posted by SKILMATIC
As much as I think this statement is right, theres no way we will ever give more of a dam than something else than making money. And the same goes for every other country. This world revolves around money and thats all this world is about. Thats a fact.
akyron said:Why would they? France is practically an arab country they way they were supporting Saddam. They were both supporting Saddam under the table and provided the means for the oil for food hooplah. It isnt rational to crack your golden goose or geese as the case may be.
Fantasea said:It would seem that lone brain cell you mentioned earlier hasn't found a companion yet.
If you go here you can see for yourself:Fantasea said:How many terrorist attacks have there been which occurred prior to Operation Iraqi Freedom? World-wide, they number in the hundreds; add Israel/Palestine and it's probably more than a thouand.
While this has been true in the past for a number of groups, it's not clear that this is necessarily the case for many groups now.Fantasea said:It is only through the sub-rosa support and financing that terrorists receive from governments, sympathetic to them for obvious reasons, that they are able to continue.
Simon W. Moon said:Heres a graph of the various terrorist incidents worldwide:
I thought I was debating. Maybe I'm just getting paranoid.Originally Posted by Simon W. Moon:
Give the ad hom thing a rest. If you want to debate, then debate.
If you want to explore you personal feelings for Billo take it to The Basement where you two can engage in a mutual exploration of your feelings for one another where the rest of us don't have to watch.
Arch Enemy said:I don't believe that UK or Spain would have gotten hit if the Iraqi War didn't happen. If you notice, France and Russia haven't been hit yet. Thats becasue they were smart and stayed out of this war.