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Monkie Donating Member (675 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 01:21 PM
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London bombings evoke sympathy in Middle East
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L07397428.htm

"LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) - Deadly blasts in London drew shock and sympathy from Middle Eastern capitals on Thursday, some of them all too familiar with carnage on their own streets.

"We've been experiencing terrorism for 30 years," said Samira Murr, a Lebanese teacher in her 50s, in Beirut. "It's like the Madrid bombings, like the 9/11 attacks. We feel we are not safe anywhere in the world any more."
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Iran and Syria, both on Washington's list of states sponsoring terrorism, joined an unbroken chorus of condemnation, as did the Palestinian Authority, the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas and Lebanon's Shi'ite Muslim Hizbollah guerrillas."
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thebigidea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 01:23 PM
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1. b-b-b-b-ut... "they" all want to kill us because they hate our freedom!
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mom cat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 01:44 PM
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4. Maybe, just maybe, "They" were not the ones who did this. I just hope
that the real murderers are found. And I sure hope that the evidence is not "disappeared" as in the case of 9-11.
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 01:27 PM
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2. Just like 9.11
we can make peace but the people in charge don't want to
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StrafingMoose Donating Member (742 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 01:29 PM
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3. Is your last name really Brzezinski...


or you made up that nickname?

I'm just curious...

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fooj Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 03:06 PM
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6. Curious George takes a vacation...
We should be so lucky...
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fshrink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 02:14 PM
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5. Terrorism
As Noam Chomsky puts it, "the term terrorism is used, standardly, to refer to the terrorism that they carry out against us, whoever we happen to be".

Interesting presentation: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrorism#History
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SaintLouisBlues Donating Member (755 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 03:43 PM
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7. This must be BS
They were all dancing in the streets after 9/11/01

:sarcasm:
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pretzel4gore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 06:48 PM
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8. why attack people?
terrorists are by nature goofballs, but their logic always helps blairbush and the nazipoos....always. a blast at a nuke plant, it doesn't even need to be that near, would have disasterous effect on economy, and hurt blairbush no matter what, yet they always attack the obvious public target which also helps bushblair...the dow rose 30 points today (maybe the moneymen know something the news media pretends they don't)))
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fedsron2us Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-05 07:05 PM
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9. Nowdays, terrorists never attack corporate leaders.
Edited on Thu Jul-07-05 07:17 PM by fedsron2us
which always strikes me as unusual since this is the single group with the most influence over the behaviour the western governments.
Are they stupid or are they just obeying orders ?
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