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    Re: State Department: Taliban is not a terrorist organization

    Quote Originally Posted by donsutherland1 View Post
    My guess is that it is purposeful. Excluding the Taliban from the list makes it easier for the U.S. to rationalize inviting the Taliban to participate in dialogue/negotiations/governance in Afghanistan.
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    Re: State Department: Taliban is not a terrorist organization

    You cannot make "peace" with a world-wide terrorist organization that uses barbaric methods of torture and execution to sway villagers.

    Mr. President, the Taliban could care less about your ability to throw hoops, yack-yack with rich leftists in D.C. or your banal attempts at "diplomacy." The Taliban sees YOU as an infidel ... the same way he views America, the West and Israel. Your "Hussein" middle name simply infuriates them as you are a turncoat to Islam. [ Mr. Obama is neither Muslim or Christian, but is an unbeleiver ].

    The Taliban must simply be *killed*. *Dead.* This means killing as many as possible on any given day.

    Islamofascism, like Nazism, cannot be dealt with diplomatically, only from the end of an M-16 weilded by an expertly trained infantryman.
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    Re: State Department: Taliban is not a terrorist organization

    Quote Originally Posted by GayLibertarian View Post
    You cannot make "peace" with a world-wide terrorist organization that uses barbaric methods of torture and execution to sway villagers.

    Mr. President, the Taliban could care less about your ability to throw hoops, yack-yack with rich leftists in D.C. or your banal attempts at "diplomacy." The Taliban sees YOU as an infidel ... the same way he views America, the West and Israel. Your "Hussein" middle name simply infuriates them as you are a turncoat to Islam. [ Mr. Obama is neither Muslim or Christian, but is an unbeleiver ].

    The Taliban must simply be *killed*. *Dead.* This means killing as many as possible on any given day.

    Islamofascism, like Nazism, cannot be dealt with diplomatically, only from the end of an M-16 weilded by an expertly trained infantryman.
    You  do not know much do you?

    When have the Taliban been a world wide terrorist  organization? Do even know who the Taliban, and AQ  are? 

    Do you know the demographics of the Taliban, vs the demographics of AQ?


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    Re: State Department: Taliban is not a terrorist organization

    Our president is a Muslim. Of course he doesn't consider the Tallies a terrorist orginization.

    We're going to slowly, but surely, start seeing other groups, like Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood being dropped from the terrorist list.
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    Re: State Department: Taliban is not a terrorist organization

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    How is it that the Taliban are left off? Simply oversight or is it purposeful?

    Here's the State Department list released Aug 5th.

    Country Reports on Terrorism 2009 Chapter 6. Terrorist Organizations
    Well it aint. At worst it is a rebel group in Afghanistan. The Taliban have to my knowledge never attacked anyone outside Afghanistan.
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    Re: State Department: Taliban is not a terrorist organization

    Quote Originally Posted by Objective Voice View Post
    Actually, I can understand why the Taliban wasn't characterized as a terrorist organization. No report that I'm aware of ever indicated that the Taliban planned attacks against the U.S. prior to 9/11. They only acted as the governing body within Afghanastan and committed inhumane acts against their own people.

    What they've done against U.S. and coalition forces since the War on Terror began is another story. But still, I'd classify them as a hostile governing body rather than a terrorist group only because their "reach" has never gone beyond Afghanistan and Pakistan, whereas Al Quaida has long had global.
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    Re: State Department: Taliban is not a terrorist organization

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    Well it aint. At worst it is a rebel group in Afghanistan. The Taliban have to my knowledge never attacked anyone outside Afghanistan.
    Why thats just horse****, son. If the Taliban decides to wade into a town and execute people (you know...against their will) because those people are behaving in a way the Taliban doesnt like...you SERIOUSLY want to pretend thats not "terrorism"???

    Nothing does my heart better or makes me swell with pride more than seeing people defend the actions of the Taliban, all because The One took them off the terrorist list and BY GOD THOU SHALT DEFEND THE ONE!!!!

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