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"These Leaders Do Not Get Along"

HermanBB Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 1:33 PM
To GodsLaws So what are you saying? The U.S. getting involved in the Middle East caused 9/11? Amazing. Actually Bin Laden gave 3 reasons for the 9/11 attack. One was U.S. support for Israel. You forgot to mention that. No doubt a honest oversight.
GodsLaws Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 1:56 PM
I loved a line from the movie "The Kingdom" when the Director of the FBI tells a policy wonk, "The FBI does not believe its a good policy to avoid doing our job because people may try to shoot us."
GodsLaws Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 1:54 PM
First, the Americans that live in Saudi Arabia are CIVILIANS working for oil companies. The same ones responsible for the hundreds of billions in American money that makes the Saudi Royalty 9and bin Laden's family) so rich.

If you call that "involvment" you are prone to the same degree of fanaticism as bin Laden.

Whatever reasons Muslim fanatics give for their jihad, they are all pretenses. I've clearly identified the core purpose for jihad. It hasn't changed in 1500 years. And only overwhelming military power will ever deter them.
anderson659 Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 1:38 PM
Herman:

I suppose because Bin Laden was offended by our support of Israel, that somehow translated into truth ?

What should we have done, stopped support for Israel because Bin laden wanted us to do that or else?

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