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ProgressiveProfessor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-11-11 02:27 PM
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3. It is a form of asymetric warfare that is often treated as crime due to the nature of those doing it
A good example of that is the PIRA
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  -I think this is a good time to dig up the theory debate: Is terrorism crime or warfare? howard112211  May-11-11 01:49 PM   #0 
  - It's a legitimate tactic of war....when we do it.  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-11-11 01:52 PM   #1 
  - I go with what Trotsky said..........  socialist_n_TN   May-11-11 01:56 PM   #2 
  - I would agree with that, if qualified somewhat.  poli_ticks   May-11-11 04:15 PM   #6 
  - I really don't believe war is moral at any level.  Bandit   May-11-11 05:38 PM   #9 
     - it's a question of relatives  poli_ticks   May-11-11 08:10 PM   #12 
  - Depends on what your objective is.  Capitalocracy   May-11-11 09:40 PM   #17 
  - It is a form of asymetric warfare that is often treated as crime due to the nature of those doing it  ProgressiveProfessor   May-11-11 02:27 PM   #3 
  - After reading a lot of articles this morning....  chowder66   May-11-11 03:52 PM   #4 
  - Terrorism is a tactic.  poli_ticks   May-11-11 04:12 PM   #5 
  - Correct  TheKentuckian   May-11-11 08:20 PM   #13 
  - I am impressed  14thColony   May-12-11 10:44 AM   #27 
  - Thanks. I'm impressed you know who John Boyd is.  poli_ticks   May-13-11 09:55 AM   #30 
  - Impressive  14thColony   May-12-11 10:47 AM   #28 
  - Sorry for the dupe  14thColony   May-12-11 12:27 PM   #29 
  - A crime, mass murder.  tekisui   May-11-11 04:18 PM   #7 
  - Criminal act.  Solly Mack   May-11-11 04:51 PM   #8 
  - n/m  BOG PERSON   May-11-11 05:50 PM   #10 
  - Let's say that several trillion dollars, over ten years, to get one guy seems a bit inefficient. nt  bemildred   May-11-11 05:59 PM   #11 
  - It depends on who wins in the end.  Kaleva   May-11-11 09:24 PM   #14 
  - I would call it crime unless it's backed or funded  Cleita   May-11-11 09:30 PM   #15 
  - I'm torn on which it is  NavyDem   May-11-11 09:35 PM   #16 
  - Excellent question  Canuckistanian   May-11-11 09:44 PM   #18 
  - The Acts Generally Meant By That Term, Sir  The Magistrate   May-11-11 09:47 PM   #19 
  - Interesting. So by dealing with Al Qaede within the premises of warfare  howard112211   May-12-11 02:29 AM   #24 
  - Neither, it is a tactic, but war is a crime.  jp11   May-11-11 09:53 PM   #20 
  - Warfare. (unless it's carried out by RWers, of course)....  guruoo   May-12-11 12:42 AM   #21 
  - It's wimefare.  Warren DeMontague   May-12-11 12:43 AM   #22 
  - "Terrorism," like "beauty," rests in the eye of the beholder. Here  coalition_unwilling   May-12-11 01:05 AM   #23 
  - They didn't.  Capitalocracy   May-12-11 02:32 AM   #26 
  - There is a problem with the word "Terrorism"  intaglio   May-12-11 02:30 AM   #25 
 

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