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Djinn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-18-05 03:16 AM
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21. few people think EVERY act of terrorism is state sponsored
but history does tend to show that a hell of a lot of them are and being the biggest baddie on the block for a while now means that the US a fair amount of bloods on it's hands.

some people here (and elsewhere) think 9/11 was MIHOP or that Mossad did it, some people think the US was involved in Hariri's death, some people belive the world is controlled by the Rothschilds who are giant lizards from outer space (actually probably not too many of that last lot here ;-) ) but I'd say the numbers anywhere that think the CIA is responsible for all of it are pretty low.

The vast majority realise that acts of terroism are committed by a myriad of groups from a handful of pissed off rednecks (see Timothy McVeigh) to religious bampots (see Osama & pals) to intelligence and related agencies (see CIA, ISI,Istakhbarat, Mossad,)

The US (& plenty of other nations too, not looking at you Saudi, Iran, Israel, Pakistan....) have the dubious honour of directly being terrorists and also of ensuring that everything bampots like Al Qaeda get up to (personally I think they're not quite as big and cohesive as we're led to beleive but who knows?) does have atleast a small "intelligence" fingerprint on it, they all have to take atleast some credit for nurturing and helping to finance and arm a scary bunch of wahhabists.

As the behemouth, the US tends to get a lot of attention but it's also because unfortunately they've got a fair bit of "form" ask millions of civilians in South and Central America and South East Asia what they think.

In all, a reasonable amount of sceptism towards the "intelligence" agencies is probably not a bad idea.
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  -Question for people: Do you think all terrorism is CIA ops? ButterflyBlood  Feb-17-05 11:10 PM   #0 
  - No, not all of it. Not even most of it.  benburch   Feb-17-05 11:12 PM   #1 
  - In the 60's and the 80's a bit more often-but I agree that the CIA doesn't  papau   Feb-17-05 11:17 PM   #3 
     - However, the little they do is bad enough!  benburch   Feb-18-05 06:36 AM   #26 
  - no  votesomemore   Feb-17-05 11:17 PM   #2 
  - of course not....  mike_c   Feb-17-05 11:18 PM   #4 
  - I think the CIA uses the media to affect public opinion  kuozzman   Feb-17-05 11:18 PM   #5 
  - Media is quite an effective tool.  Old and In the Way   Feb-17-05 11:30 PM   #11 
  - That's a fact.  Jamastiene   Feb-18-05 07:46 AM   #30 
  - no, I don't. The sad part is that we have come to learn how very corrupt  burn the bush   Feb-17-05 11:19 PM   #6 
  - In a word, no.  Technowitch   Feb-17-05 11:20 PM   #7 
  - Hey guess what?  Us vs Them   Feb-17-05 11:43 PM   #14 
  - of course not...  bpilgrim   Feb-17-05 11:20 PM   #8 
  - Certainly, people are reacting...  punpirate   Feb-17-05 11:22 PM   #9 
  - I don't think it was Syria either  ButterflyBlood   Feb-17-05 11:29 PM   #10 
     - It was the sudden assumption about...  punpirate   Feb-17-05 11:36 PM   #12 
     - they were saying an attack in spain would STRENGTHEN the neoCONs hand  bpilgrim   Feb-18-05 01:33 AM   #18 
  - Intelligence agencies (not just the CIA) are behind almost all terrorism.  oblivious   Feb-17-05 11:41 PM   #13 
  - The Spain stuff  Last Lemming   Feb-18-05 12:05 AM   #15 
  - No, not everything, but much, much more than most  gumby   Feb-18-05 01:15 AM   #16 
  - We have no FACTS as to who was behind most of these acts.  No Exit   Feb-18-05 01:31 AM   #17 
  - No...  solinvictus   Feb-18-05 01:41 AM   #19 
  - Of course not - and I think we're in grave danger of...  Colorado Blue   Feb-18-05 02:09 AM   #20 
  - This is more than theories. There is documented evidence.  oblivious   Feb-19-05 12:36 AM   #37 
  - few people think EVERY act of terrorism is state sponsored  Djinn   Feb-18-05 03:16 AM   #21 
  - This person is also convinced that the Madrid train station bombing was  neweurope   Feb-18-05 03:24 AM   #23 
     - I could never see what the US would gain from that one  Djinn   Feb-18-05 07:42 PM   #31 
        - At the time the US were trying to get Europe to adopt stricter  neweurope   Feb-19-05 02:21 AM   #41 
  - No, of course not, but a lot of it is. And ONCE would have been too much.  neweurope   Feb-18-05 03:22 AM   #22 
  - Of course not.  UdoKier   Feb-18-05 03:28 AM   #24 
  - All, always, never...  PowerToThePeople   Feb-18-05 03:34 AM   #25 
  - Not ALL, but half (+/- 50%) -eom  Al-CIAda   Feb-18-05 06:42 AM   #27 
  - Not all, but I do believe some. n/t  OmmmSweetOmmm   Feb-18-05 06:43 AM   #28 
  - No, not all. nt  lostnfound   Feb-18-05 06:52 AM   #29 
  - Not all, but some... and therefore each incident should be looked at  SmokingJacket   Feb-18-05 07:45 PM   #32 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Feb-18-05 07:45 PM   #33 
  - I knew I'd find you here GrovelBot....  femme.democratique   Feb-18-05 07:50 PM   #34 
  - I think that all terrorism on American soil is CIA.  femme.democratique   Feb-18-05 07:51 PM   #35 
  - Not all, but there IS a historic pattern...  RBHam   Feb-18-05 07:54 PM   #36 
  - Not the CIA per se: "The Patriarchy"  sweetheart   Feb-19-05 12:49 AM   #38 
  - Nice post  chlamor   Feb-19-05 12:56 AM   #39 
  - Not all terrorism....  Dirk39   Feb-19-05 01:31 AM   #40 

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