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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-18-11 01:56 AM
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39. Maybe not "the" terrorists, but also terrorists.
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  -U.S. asserts unilateral terrorist capture or kill doctrine Freddie Stubbs  Sep-17-11 08:18 AM   #0 
  - The Obama Doctrine...  ProgressiveProfessor   Sep-17-11 08:21 AM   #1 
  - So does this mean we are going to invade other countries?  newfie11   Sep-17-11 08:22 AM   #2 
  - Not invade. Just bomb and raid. n/t  Ian David   Sep-17-11 08:33 AM   #3 
  - Same as it ever was.  boppers   Sep-17-11 02:55 PM   #21 
  - Whether that's true or not,  ronnie624   Sep-18-11 01:07 AM   #31 
  - Agreed on all points.  boppers   Sep-18-11 01:37 AM   #33 
     - Really? Then quite a few of your other posts on this thread are incomplete, to put it in the very  No Elephants   Sep-18-11 02:11 AM   #43 
  - How about some examples of one nation making targeted killings within  No Elephants   Sep-18-11 01:55 AM   #38 
  - Leon Trotsky comes to mind.  Synicus Maximus   Sep-18-11 10:20 AM   #56 
  - Is that supposed to be a justification? It applies equally well to rape, murder, robbery...  JackRiddler   Sep-18-11 07:02 PM   #60 
  - I'm assuming you deemed that so obviously false that the sarcasm emote would  No Elephants   Sep-18-11 01:44 AM   #35 
     - An invasion implies occupation. n/t  Ian David   Sep-18-11 01:11 PM   #59 
  - If the US was allowing radicals to train for and plan attacks against another nation...  Cool Logic   Sep-18-11 07:56 AM   #54 
     - What if those radicals are the actual political leaders of a country?  ronnie624   Sep-18-11 10:11 AM   #55 
        - Although a free state has the legal right to attack a totalitarian state; however...  Cool Logic   Sep-18-11 09:36 PM   #62 
  - I don't like how the Constitution and the Geneva Conventions are invaldiated  no_hypocrisy   Sep-17-11 08:33 AM   #4 
  - You mean those WE decide are terrorists.  RC   Sep-17-11 09:56 AM   #12 
  - Yes, exactly.  no_hypocrisy   Sep-17-11 10:10 AM   #14 
  - Maybe not "the" terrorists, but also terrorists.  No Elephants   Sep-18-11 01:56 AM   #39 
  - What part of the Constiution or the Geneva Conventions are invalidated?  msanthrope   Sep-17-11 09:50 PM   #30 
  - Have you read the Geneva Conventions? BTW, the Geneva Conventions are not  No Elephants   Sep-18-11 02:00 AM   #40 
     - Yes. I am of the quaint belief that if one asserts that a law is broken, one should be able to cite  msanthrope   Sep-18-11 02:42 AM   #44 
        - Huh? None of that is the least bit responsive to my post.  No Elephants   Sep-18-11 06:01 AM   #45 
  - Terra! Terra! Terra! More than one President has used that to jusfity the unjustifiable.  No Elephants   Sep-18-11 01:50 AM   #37 
  - I can't wait til the apologists get here...  stuckinarut   Sep-17-11 08:48 AM   #5 
  - WOA, hold the fuck on there a minute bub  pasto76   Sep-17-11 09:06 AM   #8 
  - Amazing, that here of all places  redixdoragon   Sep-17-11 09:18 AM   #9 
  - Name me one president who has not sent troops on capture/kill missions without declaring war.  boppers   Sep-17-11 03:04 PM   #22 
  - Don't know about all that, but which laws allowed this? And do you have a link to where those guys  No Elephants   Sep-18-11 01:37 AM   #34 
  - yeah, those who think this is fine DONT expect it to come back at them,  StarsInHerHair   Sep-17-11 09:26 PM   #28 
  - Yes, the rule of law is so fucking inconvenient and so fucking liberal.  No Elephants   Sep-18-11 02:03 AM   #41 
  - Well, it were wrong then and it's wrong now.  EFerrari   Sep-18-11 07:49 AM   #52 
  - I am convinced that if Obama were to randomly select 20 people off the street  truth2power   Sep-17-11 09:44 AM   #10 
     - Yes, because people who have declared war on the US are "random"?  boppers   Sep-17-11 03:07 PM   #23 
        - What isn't the case? That some DUers will defend anything that Obama has done?  No Elephants   Sep-18-11 02:08 AM   #42 
  - Thought Criminals Beware  SpiralHawk   Sep-17-11 08:49 AM   #6 
  - Wellthen, by that logic Iraq and Afghanistan can start ot bomb and kill our guys too.  Arctic Dave   Sep-17-11 09:03 AM   #7 
  - Correct. How long before some country decides since we can do it, they can also.  RC   Sep-17-11 10:00 AM   #13 
     - Hmm, are you saying it has not happened here? Heard of the Mossad? KGB perhaps?  Maine_Nurse   Sep-17-11 01:49 PM   #20 
     - They always have done so.  boppers   Sep-17-11 03:10 PM   #24 
        - And we thought them criminal. Did you have a point?  No Elephants   Sep-18-11 06:33 AM   #47 
  - Morons. Buffoons. Fools.  bemildred   Sep-17-11 09:52 AM   #11 
  - Fucking stupid. It's NOT unilateral just because WE say so.  saras   Sep-17-11 10:10 AM   #15 
  - It's not even unilateral.  boppers   Sep-17-11 03:13 PM   #25 
     - Having forces capable of this does not mean every nation is doing it.  No Elephants   Sep-18-11 06:38 AM   #48 
  - The difference between Shrubby and Obama on foreign policy is very little.  Odin2005   Sep-17-11 10:30 AM   #16 
  - Israel disagrees.  boppers   Sep-17-11 03:14 PM   #26 
     - Not so sure you're even colorably correct about that.  No Elephants   Sep-18-11 06:39 AM   #49 
     - Certainly what "Israel" (hardliners) thinks is all that counts.  JackRiddler   Sep-18-11 07:06 PM   #61 
  - When other nations assert their right to make pre-emptive strikes against targets in the  indepat   Sep-17-11 10:48 AM   #17 
  - Exactly. Like the Weather Underground, who were careful to only bomb empty buildings...  saras   Sep-17-11 12:22 PM   #18 
  - The Unabomber agrees with you.  boppers   Sep-17-11 03:17 PM   #27 
  - They have no such right to assert. Neither does Obama.  No Elephants   Sep-18-11 06:41 AM   #50 
     - Not to mention, dumping bodies into the ocean is not a burial  EFerrari   Sep-18-11 07:56 AM   #53 
     - Exactly the issue at hand: such right is reserved only to a superpower willing to use its vast  indepat   Sep-18-11 11:59 AM   #57 
  - Funny that  BetsysGhost   Sep-17-11 01:11 PM   #19 
     - What international law is broken under this policy?  msanthrope   Sep-17-11 09:46 PM   #29 
        - Starting with the most basic, each nation is sovereign over what goes on within its own borders.  No Elephants   Sep-18-11 01:36 AM   #32 
        - Right--which means that the international community should butt out of human rights abuses  msanthrope   Sep-18-11 01:48 AM   #36 
        - What you seem to be implying is that we should ignore international law that  No Elephants   Sep-18-11 06:11 AM   #46 
        - Interesting response ...  Nihil   Sep-20-11 06:31 AM   #63 
        - What happens when they can't exercise sovereignty inside their borders?  hack89   Sep-18-11 12:21 PM   #58 
        - Self delete  No Elephants   Sep-18-11 06:43 AM   #51 

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