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    Re: Nato strike kills Gaddafi son

    My main beef with this is that Obama lied to us. NATO lied to us. We're sitting here hearing them say that this we only seek to neutralize Qaddafi's military ability. Now, we're off apparently trying to assassinate him and his son and grandchildren. I don't like the guy, but this is not right, and in violation of international law.
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    Re: Nato strike kills Gaddafi son

    Quote Originally Posted by 425 View Post
    My main beef with this is that Obama lied to us. NATO lied to us. We're sitting here hearing them say that this we only seek to neutralize Qaddafi's military ability. Now, we're off apparently trying to assassinate him and his son and grandchildren. I don't like the guy, but this is not right, and in violation of international law.
    How was any of this predicament planned in your mind? I'll say it once and i'll say it again. The area of target was a C3I hub for Gadaffi's soldiers. That was why it was a target, full stop.
    Unless Obama is a psychic no lying was done.
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    Re: Nato strike kills Gaddafi son

    Quote Originally Posted by kaya'08 View Post
    How was any of this predicament planned in your mind? I'll say it once and i'll say it again. The area of target was a C3I hub for Gadaffi's soldiers. That was why it was a target, full stop.
    Unless Obama is a psychic no lying was done.


    So the misseles were inaccurate? Not just one missel, but three hit the palatial manision? How far was the hub from the mansion?

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    Re: Nato strike kills Gaddafi son

    Quote Originally Posted by Gladiator View Post
    So the misseles were inaccurate? Not just one missel, but three hit the palatial manision? How far was the hub from the mansion?

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    The entire perimeter targeted WAS the hub, it's where operations where conducted in the 80's also.
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    Re: Nato strike kills Gaddafi son

    Quote Originally Posted by kaya'08 View Post
    There is no reason to believe NATO knew Gadaffi was there at the time of the bombing and there is no reason to believe he was the target of the attack.
    Either they screwed up and bombed a building they didn't mean to bomb, or they deliberately bombed the home of Gadaffi's youngest son, knowing he lived there with his family. NATO is denying the whole thing, and since Gadaffi's regime isn't really big on the truth, there's no way to know what really happened.

    Look, I have no problem with NATO blowing up the homes of every Gadaffi in Tripoli. Gadaffi sure hasn't been shy about blowing up the families of thousands of Libyans. But if that's what the plan is, make certain that the house you blow up has a Gadaffi inside that has been actively involved in the regime's carnage, then publicly own it. Seriously, since the bomb missed the senior Gadaffi by minutes, it's clear to me that it was a failed assassination attempt. I just get annoyed when the powers that be insult our intelligence with b.s. denials and/or excuses. Man up, NATO. We'll respect you in the morning. Honest.

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    Re: Nato strike kills Gaddafi son

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    lol, the hypocrisy here is unreal.

    The US has a long history of supporting dictators when it suits them. One of WAS ****ing gadaffi, Mubarak, Pinochet...

    Need I go on.
    So, we did the same thing with Saddam. Once he turned on us and on his own people, he went down. That just shows that we don't let history determine the future. I don't call that hypocrisy, I call that consistency. Just because we supported this man at some point during his 40 year reign doesn't mean we won't slam him if he starts using his own fighter jets to bomb his own innocent civilians.
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    Re: Nato strike kills Gaddafi son

    Quote Originally Posted by Gladiator View Post
    When 3 children are killed by an air strike in a residential neigborhood, it may be an occasion to review NATO targeting practices.


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    Re: Nato strike kills Gaddafi son

    Quote Originally Posted by dontworrybehappy View Post
    So, we did the same thing with Saddam. Once he turned on us and on his own people, he went down.
    Bull****, the U.S. government turned a blind eye to everything Saddam did up until he invaded Kuwait. Had Saddam not done that, the U.S. would have let him continue to kill his own people. Hell, even the Taliban in Afghanistan were given a free pass by the U.S. government until they harbored Al-Qaeda after 9/11. The hypocrisy STANDS and is well noted.

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    Re: Nato strike kills Gaddafi son

    Quote Originally Posted by Gladiator View Post
    NATO has defended its targeting for missles, rather than appologizing for killing civilians, and starting a review of targeting practicies and procedures.

    Double Standards can backfire, like when Kennedy supposedly tried to assasinate Castro, with the Mafia, but he and his brother got hit themselves within a few years.

    US CIA has never applogized for Guatemalla, or Viet Nam "suicides"
    This is all Khadaffi's fault. He's at war, has a communications center in his home, and didn't more his family to safety. The blood is on his head.
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    Re: Nato strike kills Gaddafi son

    Quote Originally Posted by Viktyr Korimir View Post
    From the same place we get all of our other rights. We have the most powerful military in the world.
    Really??....The Arab countries know that militarily, they can't stand against the US. Hell, all of them together couldn't stand up to just the US Military if we were dedicated and resolved.

    The only reason they were quiet for awhile was because they were so overmatched militarily that they couldn't do much, but you know, the tables may eventually turn. Enter...modern explosives

    They have found our weakness and their comparative strength. Modern explosives allow just one individual to kill and injure dozens or 100s if he's willing to die in the process. And they ****ing are that dedicated.

    Frankly, the most powerful military in the world does not know how to defeat such an enemy. Do you?

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