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TheLastMohican Donating Member (753 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-28-08 03:26 PM
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14. It is easy to criticise being on the sidelines
Russians were criticized for Beslan and Dubrovka too.

Israel has never had to deal in operations with 300+ hostages and absolutely ridiculous claims by terrorists meaning they are there just to die and take as many people with them as possible.
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  -Israeli experts say Indian forces acted prematurely in Mumbai IndianaGreen  Nov-28-08 12:10 PM   #0 
  - well everybody's a critic  pitohui   Nov-28-08 12:17 PM   #1 
  - It seems extremely unprofessional to launch into a critique at this point.  sfexpat2000   Nov-28-08 12:31 PM   #3 
  - Exactly! This was a well planned multi-target attack and Israel should  Acadia Blue   Nov-28-08 04:51 PM   #22 
     - "It too can be accused of not doing everything correctly in its own country."  Behind the Aegis   Nov-28-08 05:25 PM   #29 
     - Why do you feel it necessary to defend them for making a remark  Acadia Blue   Nov-28-08 05:47 PM   #34 
     - Ad hominems is the best you have?  Behind the Aegis   Nov-28-08 07:15 PM   #41 
     - As it should be.  Zhade   Nov-28-08 08:35 PM   #49 
        - And so should other countries, even ones people don't rabidly hate.  Behind the Aegis   Nov-29-08 03:23 AM   #54 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-29-08 09:24 AM   #59 
  - Agreed.  Poll_Blind   Nov-28-08 12:48 PM   #8 
  - Um, Israel's counter-terrorism experts are the best in the world  piesRsquare   Nov-28-08 01:04 PM   #10 
  - HA-HA!!  harmonicon   Nov-28-08 03:29 PM   #16 
  - Know who is good at blowing up people eating out, flying,  Pavulon   Nov-28-08 03:34 PM   #18 
     - they are good at that  harmonicon   Nov-28-08 09:05 PM   #51 
  - Tell it to Dalia Rabin...  Poll_Blind   Nov-28-08 03:36 PM   #19 
  - They get attacked all the time, so they don't catch all the bad ones  Acadia Blue   Nov-28-08 04:52 PM   #23 
  - No, they shouldn't shut up  piesRsquare   Nov-29-08 03:31 AM   #55 
  - ok "backseat driver" was a bad way to put it  pitohui   Nov-28-08 07:26 PM   #42 
  - the militants knew the layout of the Taj Mahal better than the Indian soldiers  IndianaGreen   Nov-28-08 01:20 PM   #11 
  - An inside employee probably enabled this horrific act.  Acadia Blue   Nov-28-08 04:53 PM   #24 
  - The whole thing from half a world away did appear to be a little slapdash in its execution.  bushmeister0   Nov-28-08 03:02 PM   #13 
     - Fear is the enemy. Everyone must be brave and aware and not  Acadia Blue   Nov-28-08 04:54 PM   #25 
     - "most security organizations nowadays ought to know exactly what to do"  pitohui   Nov-28-08 07:32 PM   #44 
        - I agree with you, but we're not talking about me and you.  bushmeister0   Nov-29-08 06:02 AM   #56 
  - Did "friendly fire" kill many of the hostages?  DemFromMem   Nov-28-08 12:23 PM   #2 
  - There won't be an autopsy of the Chabad victims to tell us if it was friendly fire  IndianaGreen   Nov-28-08 12:38 PM   #4 
     - Local anti-terror chief took 3 in the chest - KIA. If he was wearing a vest, someone needs to pay.  KeepItReal   Nov-28-08 01:27 PM   #12 
     - He was wearing one  rainbow4321   Nov-29-08 09:31 AM   #60 
     - "Bullet proof" vests  Sgent   Nov-28-08 06:00 PM   #36 
  - The main objective is to kill/capture the terrorists without giving them anything  FarCenter   Nov-28-08 12:43 PM   #5 
  - Guess they do not have a HRT or Delta  Pavulon   Nov-28-08 12:46 PM   #7 
     - guess you can say they are "spread thin" on land and at sea  ohio2007   Nov-28-08 12:50 PM   #9 
  - ANybody wonder what would happen if they  ohio2007   Nov-28-08 12:45 PM   #6 
  - It is easy to criticise being on the sidelines  TheLastMohican   Nov-28-08 03:26 PM   #14 
  - yeah...  harmonicon   Nov-28-08 03:28 PM   #15 
  - If one of you  UnrepentantLiberal   Nov-28-08 04:00 PM   #20 
  - Perhaps you are the kook. It takes 2 sides to decide to not negotiate  Acadia Blue   Nov-28-08 04:56 PM   #26 
  - I'm a kook?  harmonicon   Nov-28-08 09:04 PM   #50 
  - What an idiotic response.  Behind the Aegis   Nov-29-08 03:21 AM   #53 
  - Well, according to reports out of Ha'aretz, the women were killed "many hours before".  Poll_Blind   Nov-28-08 03:34 PM   #17 
  - The hostages are just bait to draw and kill as many responders as possible  FarCenter   Nov-28-08 04:08 PM   #21 
  - who cares what Israel thinks ?  kayakjohnny   Nov-28-08 05:09 PM   #27 
  - Many people.  Behind the Aegis   Nov-28-08 05:23 PM   #28 
  - Israel has botched lots of terrorists attacks in its own country too.  Acadia Blue   Nov-28-08 05:45 PM   #32 
     - Yes they have.  Behind the Aegis   Nov-28-08 07:13 PM   #40 
     - they got their butts handed to them in Lebanon a couple years ago.  kayakjohnny   Nov-29-08 09:19 AM   #57 
  - they certainly have a right to comment in this terrible situation  pitohui   Nov-28-08 07:38 PM   #46 
  - How can you be "in control of the area" if you are not in control of the terrorists?  bemildred   Nov-28-08 05:26 PM   #30 
  - Have the Israeli forces ever faced an attack like this? Nope.  wartrace   Nov-28-08 05:45 PM   #31 
  - Not exactly like this. This was a sophisticated attack and I hope  Acadia Blue   Nov-28-08 05:46 PM   #33 
  - I hope so as well.  wartrace   Nov-28-08 06:17 PM   #38 
  - well assuming that it is an act of war or very close to an act of war  pitohui   Nov-28-08 07:40 PM   #47 
  - Entebbe count ? Munich Olympics ?  ohio2007   Nov-28-08 06:15 PM   #37 
     - Neither of those are similar to this.  wartrace   Nov-28-08 06:24 PM   #39 
  - the Indians should have been more prepared to deal with something like this  JI7   Nov-28-08 05:51 PM   #35 
  - It was taken from this article....  Behind the Aegis   Nov-28-08 07:30 PM   #43 
  - Monday morning quarterbacks, all  entanglement   Nov-28-08 07:33 PM   #45 
  - These "security experts" should STFU  TomClash   Nov-28-08 08:15 PM   #48 
  - Indian media react angrily to Israeli criticism of Chabad rescue operation  Scurrilous   Nov-29-08 01:14 AM   #52 
  - Yeh Right  oneruncanwinagame   Nov-29-08 09:23 AM   #58 

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