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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Sun Mar 8, 2015, 08:25 PM

42. Hits the nail in those 4 paragraphs

Best short-term explanation you can find from someone who is paid to give their view. I'm glad colonialism is mentioned because the effects of post-colonization are all over the place, it is usually overlooked when the identity politics involve Muslim sects. Central Africa Republic & Syria are neck-to-neck for most troubling situation in the word as well as South Sudan. The governments that are in control of these countries (the rebel coalition that did overthrow the government started giving it back to them after the genocide of Muslim majority towns & cities, a mob person even killed someone over an accusation he was Muslim.

The ideology originates from 18th-century Najd but regarding convincing others to join their cults a great deal of other factors contributed to this. "Battle of Fallujah" basically jump started the Iraq civil war and senseless slaughter shooting at anyone who is male but the vast majority of the armed forces were using the word "Haji" to refer to any and all people who live in Southwest Asia, even "Haji" was used to refer to TCNs. I bet you there are many atrocities or inhumane acts committed that we don't know about but people experienced.

I don't really know the point of mentioning this since I didn't try to tell others within the Army what he said given that he said in a bus full of troops including NCOs & maybe anyone else who didn't verbally express disapproval but one of the E-4s (was E-5 when I got out and who knows what rank he is now) who said he was in a combat related MOS before he became a Mechanic, he deployed before right after the plane landed in Kuwait & we got on the bus, a lot of soldiers such as myself never been there, I was several rows in front but I could clearly hear the conversation since this was the only group conversation going on from what I remember at-the-time. He was asked if the women that live there are "attractive", he emphasized yes & explaining why said he was clearing a home, saw a woman, with the weapon ordered her to lift up so he could see her naked, she complied & he liked what he saw according to what he said. Since he is the only person I'm aware of that could confirm what he did, don't know if he was trying to impress but was one to skirt the rules (but nothing major that I'm aware, purchasing alcohol at an airport in Iceland when deploying or coming back drinking alcohol in-route was a no go. I skirted the rules myself but I wasn't one with ulterior motives to harm or take advantage of people. Just weed & alcohol or not being at formation 100% of the time.

On edit -- I lost track of the point I wanted to make, I'm trying to find a post I made awhile ago with sources regarding the terror & oppression that is duped into joining IS or is radicalized due to the poverty & brutally experienced.

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