View Poll Results: Does the US have a moral responsibility to combat ISIS

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  • Yes, it's a moral imperative.

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  • No, they're not a threat yet worthy of confrontation

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  • Yes, but only in a limited and supporting role.

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  • No, it's none of our business

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    Does the US have a moral responsibility to help combat ISIS?

    Self explanatory thread title. What do you say?

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    Re: Does the US have a moral responsibility to help combat ISIS?

    No. The only way to stop being the world's policeman is to stop running to every little disturbance. Just put down the scanner, and hang up the spandex guys.

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    Re: Does the US have a moral responsibility to help combat ISIS?

    I don't view it as a moral imperative at all. Just an imperative to kill barbarians. I'm not usually one to support wars, but this is different from what we've seen before. They need to be eradicated.
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    Re: Does the US have a moral responsibility to help combat ISIS?

    Never liked the Us's foreign actions (as Libya, Syria).

    But ISIS really need to be wiped.
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    Re: Does the US have a moral responsibility to help combat ISIS?

    Quote Originally Posted by a351 View Post
    Self explanatory thread title. What do you say?
    No, it's none of our business.
    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

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    Re: Does the US have a moral responsibility to help combat ISIS?

    The only combat I want U.S to do against ISIS is nuking. It is easy, effective, gets a message across and it's pretty instant while covering a huge area.

    Well, I agree with Lizzie in terms of the question on whether we have a moral obligation to kill them.
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    Re: Does the US have a moral responsibility to help combat ISIS?

    Quote Originally Posted by Citizen.Seven View Post
    No. The only way to stop being the world's policeman is to stop running to every little disturbance. Just put down the scanner, and hang up the spandex guys.
    Genocide is "every little disturbance"?

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    Re: Does the US have a moral responsibility to help combat ISIS?

    So far ISIS has taken some ground killed some people.

    Al Qaeda did the same sort of thing, and the US didn't get involved until after 9/11, and then it was in a big way.

    Seems likely that we've not learned from that experience, not learned the wisdom of fighting these types of people on their soil rather than ours, so we'll have to go through it again, on our soil, our citizens dieing, until we'll become involved yet again, and then again in a big way, with big expense and big collateral casualties.

    Those who don't learn from history are doomed to repeat it.
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    Re: Does the US have a moral responsibility to help combat ISIS?

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    They need to be eradicated.
    Agreed. Yes, I realize I am citing batman.
    Because some men aren't looking for anything logical, like money. They can't be bought, bullied, reasoned, or negotiated with. Some men just want to watch the world burn.

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    Re: Does the US have a moral responsibility to help combat ISIS?

    If the US wishes to be a world leader and defender of western values the answer is yes.

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