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    Re: Should it be okay for other nations to send drones into your country to kill or s

    Quote Originally Posted by Boo Radley View Post
    Of course, any country can say that about any other country. And it could be done against our country, someone would do it. And largely use the same rationale.
    Who are the terrorist we harbor?

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    Re: Should it be okay for other nations to send drones into your country to kill or s

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    Would you be okay with other nations sending drones into your country to kill or spy on people? I decided to come up with this poll question because I have been thinking for awhile about how our government sends drones into Pakistan to kill people that if I was the citizens of that country the Pakistani politicians who gave the okay for such a thing would be getting lynched and publicly executed for allowing such a breach of sovereignty for the civilian causalities those drone strike sometimes cause.


    Should it be okay for other nations to send drones into your country to kill and or spy on people?

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    I'd be pissed but on the other hand if my own country can't handle its own business, and that failure is affecting the livelihoods or security of those of my neighbors or other nations, then someone has to step in.
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    Re: Should it be okay for other nations to send drones into your country to kill or s

    Quote Originally Posted by sawyerloggingon View Post
    Who are the terrorist we harbor?
    We have home grown terrorist. Being in a country has been enough for us to call it harboring.

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    Re: Should it be okay for other nations to send drones into your country to kill or s

    Quote Originally Posted by Boo Radley View Post
    We have home grown terrorist. Being in a country has been enough for us to call it harboring.
    WE arrest any and all terrorist here as soon as we identify them, nice try but no cigar for you my friend.

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    Re: Should it be okay for other nations to send drones into your country to kill or s

    Quote Originally Posted by sawyerloggingon View Post
    WE arrest any and all terrorist here as soon as we identify them, nice try but no cigar for you my friend.
    Didn't say we didn't. Try reading the entire statement.

    Oh, as I thought about it, the south had many a klan member who terrorized that law enforcement turn a blind eye to.

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    Re: Should it be okay for other nations to send drones into your country to kill or s

    Drone attacks within the borders of Pakistan are done with the approval of the government, primarily because we pay massive bribes (also known as foreign "aid"). The Sudan however gets its sovereignty violated on a regular basis with air strikes because the nation lacks an air force capable of responding.

    I'm not overly big on moral equivalency in foreign relations, but rather looking at the overall consequences of a given policy. The populace of countries in which drone strikes occur are obviously outraged watching their people get blown up by foreign invaders, they get even more pissed when their corrupt governments allows it. U.S. policy of performing follow up strikes that kill innocent rescuers significantly exacerbates the local hostility.

    Pakistan is country with a nuclear arsenal and a government barely able to maintain control over the nation. There is a real danger that the government will fall and during the chaos nuclear weapons will fall into the wrong hands. It is insanity to continue destabilizing a nuclear power in return for continuing failed policies for our petty objectives with regards to Afghanistan and "terrorism".

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    Re: Should it be okay for other nations to send drones into your country to kill or s

    **** no. This it violates the sovereignty of other nations, destroys human rights. This is why we should end these attacks.


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    Re: Should it be okay for other nations to send drones into your country to kill or s

    Quote Originally Posted by Boo Radley View Post
    Of course, any country can say that about any other country. And it could be done against our country, someone would do it. And largely use the same rationale.
    True. We technically "harbor" The Bloods, The Crips and The KKK. I support US drones but not for that reason.
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    Re: Should it be okay for other nations to send drones into your country to kill or s

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    **** no. This it violates the sovereignty of other nations, destroys human rights. This is why we should end these attacks.
    Well if that's the case, in the process of respecting the "rights" or sovereignty of a state, you are inevitably letting the rights of millions of innocent people be thrown to the wayside. Since the state in question here is, I assume, Pakistan which obviously is an extremely incompetent and unstable government, cannot properly protect their own people in certain areas of the country, effectively letting Pakistani's fall under the rule of Islamist extremists who revert to fundamentalist Sharia law. Where are those human rights you speak of than?

    Oh did I mention that this unstable government of Pakistan, who cannot even protect their own land and people also has nuclear warheads that can potentially fall into the wrong hands.

    But I guess under your rational, what business do we have in trying to stop terrorists who constantly chant "death to America, death to Israel" from securing nuclear warheads from an unstable government.

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    Re: Should it be okay for other nations to send drones into your country to kill or s

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    Would you be okay with other nations sending drones into your country to kill or spy on people? I decided to come up with this poll question because I have been thinking for awhile about how our government sends drones into Pakistan to kill people that if I was the citizens of that country the Pakistani politicians who gave the okay for such a thing would be getting lynched and publicly executed for allowing such a breach of sovereignty for the civilian causalities those drone strike sometimes cause.

    Should it be okay for other nations to send drones into your country to kill and or spy on people?

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    I voted "No" of course. He who has the biggest stick writes the rules.
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