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    Just days after seizing Palmyra, Isis massacres 400 people in the ancient city

    My condolences to the innocent people murdered by these savages.

    Just days after seizing Palmyra, Isis massacres 400 people in the ancient city - Middle East - World - The Independent

    Isis has slaughtered more than 400 mostly women and children in the ancient city of Palmyra, two days after capturing the ancient city. Syrian state television reported the massacre, quoting residents of the city. The state news agency said: "The terrorists have killed more than 400 people.. and mutilated their bodies, under the pretext that they cooperated with the government and did not follow orders." Opposition activists claimed that hundreds of bodies littered the streets. They said that many of the victims were from groups or families loyal to the government. Amongst the dead were state employees - including the head of the nursing department at the city hospital, and all of her family members. Isis supporters released videos of militants searching government buildings, looking for victims and pulling down pictures of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and his father. Palmyra, a city of 50,000 people is known for its world-famous Roman ruins, including well-preserved temples, colonnades, and a theatre. Fears are growing that the group will destroy these priceless remains, given their past record.

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    Re: Just days after seizing Palmyra, Isis massacres 400 people in the ancient city

    As has been foreseen, when a group of violent fascists goes unchallenged, atrocities, chaos and destruction will know no bounds.

    The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats : The Poetry Foundation

    The Second Coming
    By William Butler Yeats


    Turning and turning in the widening gyre
    The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
    Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
    Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,
    The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere
    The ceremony of innocence is drowned;
    The best lack all conviction, while the worst
    Are full of passionate intensity.

    Surely some revelation is at hand;
    Surely the Second Coming is at hand.
    The Second Coming! Hardly are those words out
    When a vast image out of Spiritus Mundi
    Troubles my sight: somewhere in sands of the desert
    A shape with lion body and the head of a man,
    A gaze blank and pitiless as the sun,
    Is moving its slow thighs, while all about it
    Reel shadows of the indignant desert birds.
    The darkness drops again; but now I know
    That twenty centuries of stony sleep
    Were vexed to nightmare by a rocking cradle,
    And what rough beast, its hour come round at last,
    Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?

    Source: The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats (1989)

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    The Poem was written in 1919 in the aftermath of the First World War and was at first entitled "The Second Birth"

    It was written at a time when all who were watching could see the signs of rising German Fascism.

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    Re: Just days after seizing Palmyra, Isis massacres 400 people in the ancient city

    Look what the Arab Spring has sprung, and its not the birth of a new democracy.
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    Re: Just days after seizing Palmyra, Isis massacres 400 people in the ancient city

    Meanwhile the US led coalition continues with its policy of trying to kill As few IS troops as possible. Go figure.

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    Re: Just days after seizing Palmyra, Isis massacres 400 people in the ancient city

    Quote Originally Posted by Kurmugeon View Post
    As has been foreseen, when a group of violent fascists goes unchallenged, atrocities, chaos and destruction will know no bounds.

    The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats : The Poetry Foundation



    The Second Coming (poem) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    The Poem was written in 1919 in the aftermath of the First World War and was at first entitled "The Second Birth"

    It was written at a time when all who were watching could see the signs of rising German Fascism.

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    There is a distinct difference between the two. While Germany's rise can't be compared to that of the Islamic States in anyway. I don't know why there's such a problem with people understanding this, but by a consensus amongst the nations intelligence agencies, (Report: Iraq War Made Terror 'Worse' - CBS News) the removal of Saddam Hussein and the invasion and occupation of Iraq created an unprecedented circumstance in the Middle East. It was the direct cause of a sudden increase in global terrorism and the radicalisation of Islamic extremists which flowed into Iraq to take advantage of that power vacuum. Eventually, these groups morphed through several phases, organising as the Islamic State in Iraq (ISI) in 2006. Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Then there's the removal of Mubarak, Gaddafi and Assad that the Islamic State has been the beneficiary of. A dozen years of failed USFP in the region!!
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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    Re: Just days after seizing Palmyra, Isis massacres 400 people in the ancient city

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    There is a distinct difference between the two. While Germany's rise can't be compared to that of the Islamic States in anyway. I don't know why there's such a problem with people understanding this, but by a consensus amongst the nations intelligence agencies, (Report: Iraq War Made Terror 'Worse' - CBS News) the removal of Saddam Hussein and the invasion and occupation of Iraq created an unprecedented circumstance in the Middle East. It was the direct cause of a sudden increase in global terrorism and the radicalisation of Islamic extremists which flowed into Iraq to take advantage of that power vacuum. Eventually, these groups morphed through several phases, organising as the Islamic State in Iraq (ISI) in 2006. Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Then there's the removal of Mubarak, Gaddafi and Assad that the Islamic State has been the beneficiary of. A dozen years of failed USFP in the region!!
    Can't be compared in ANY Way?!!!

    Good Gods, your assertion is just plain laughable!

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    Re: Just days after seizing Palmyra, Isis massacres 400 people in the ancient city

    Quote Originally Posted by Μολὼν λαβέ View Post
    Look what the Arab Spring has sprung, and its not the birth of a new democracy.
    Tunisia?
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    Re: Just days after seizing Palmyra, Isis massacres 400 people in the ancient city

    Quote Originally Posted by Kurmugeon View Post
    Can't be compared in ANY Way?!!!

    Good Gods, your assertion is just plain laughable!

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    Well, have your chuckle, but I don't know how you might demonstrate that the US was in anyway whatsoever responsible for hitlers rise to power.
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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    Re: Just days after seizing Palmyra, Isis massacres 400 people in the ancient city

    Quote Originally Posted by MadLib View Post
    Tunisia?
    A distinct possibility, we'll see. But certainly the one of them all that the US had the least if any involvement. Which is quite telling.
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    Re: Just days after seizing Palmyra, Isis massacres 400 people in the ancient city

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    Well, have your chuckle, but I don't know how you might demonstrate that the US was in anyway whatsoever responsible for hitlers rise to power.
    Do you know the history of the German North American Bund? German American Bund - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Do you know the history of the reparations and restrictions on military placed on German and others, which led to the creation of the Pseudo-Military Militias and hiding of the growth of NAZIS internal police power which allowed the "Night of Long Knives" to take place?

    World War I: Treaties and Reparations

    Night of the Long Knives (1934) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Do you know about the secret treaties made by England and its Western Allies, allowing the International Aggression by Germany into selected neighbors, with the agreement that there would be "Peace in Our Time".

    Peace for our time - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casablanca_Conference

    Just how much can you possibly know about the issues, laws, treaties, and actions which led to the "Rise of the Third Reich" ....
    Third Reich: An Overview

    and/or the history of the Rise of Militant Islam, Jihad and the evolution of ISIS?
    The Evolution Of Islamic Terrorism - An Overview | Target America | FRONTLINE | PBS
    https://www.foreignaffairs.com/revie...m-central-asia
    The Rise of Militant Islam
    Islamic terrorism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia




    If you cannot see the parallels and connections between the two?

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