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    Re: Does ISIS have a place in the 21st century?

    Does politics have a place in the 21st century? Since we're the same species we've always been, I should say so.

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    Re: Does ISIS have a place in the 21st century?

    Quote Originally Posted by US Conservative View Post
    Dont fall into the trap of forming an opinion based on those photos. We know who they are and what they do.

    This is entirely irrelevant from the coming elections, though I think that will tend to favor republicans.

    No wag the dog here, they are worse than AQ in that they are more violent, more fundamentalist, more diffuse, and have greater funding. And they are in Iraq because the US isn't.
    You say. I have not seen any such evidence. As to falling into a trap, you actually think the photo of all the guns aimed at aninfant is not deliberately staged?
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    Re: Does ISIS have a place in the 21st century?

    Quote Originally Posted by US Conservative View Post
    Did you misunderstand the question? I did not ask if they had been noticed.
    If you were noticed, you had your place. Everything is transient.

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    Re: Does ISIS have a place in the 21st century?

    What does it even mean to ask whether it has a place in the 21st century? If someone destroys it, it goes. If no one destroys it, it stays. Right now it looks like it's here to stay.

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    Re: Does ISIS have a place in the 21st century?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gathomas88 View Post
    If they can carve one out for themselves, they have just as much of a "place" in the 21st Century as anyone else.

    Modern "Liberal" ideology has no definite claim to the modern era. We simply happen to be powerful right now, which translates into a large degree of international influence.

    As our power fades, so too will the level of influence we are able to exert.

    Isis is a political group, they take land by violence and intimidate to maintain control. This isn't a nation with historical, cultural, or ethnic history-its a gang.

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    Re: Does ISIS have a place in the 21st century?

    Quote Originally Posted by US Conservative View Post
    Isis is a political group, they take land by violence and intimidate to maintain control. This isn't a nation with historical, cultural, or ethnic history-its a gang.
    The original Jihadists who overran the early medieval world were much the same. It didn't stop them.

    It didn't stop the Taliban, the Communist movements of the early 20th Century, or Hitler either.

    With no one to stop them, I think you'd be surprised at just how much a militant political group like ISIS could potentially accomplish.

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    Re: Does ISIS have a place in the 21st century?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fearandloathing View Post
    You say. I have not seen any such evidence. As to falling into a trap, you actually think the photo of all the guns aimed at aninfant is not deliberately staged?
    Considering what ISIS actually does put out, I can't rule that out. If you have evidence otherwise I could be convinced about that pic-but not about ISIS.

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    Re: Does ISIS have a place in the 21st century?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gathomas88 View Post
    The original Jihadists who overran the early medieval world were much the same. It didn't stop them.

    It didn't stop the Taliban, the Communist movements of the early 20th Century, or Hitler either.

    With no one to stop them, I think you'd be surprised at just how much a militant political group like ISIS could potentially accomplish.
    I have no doubt about what they could accomplish-but Marxism, Naziism, and even historic caliphates are simply oranges to this apple.

    Now, certainly in the west ISIS has no place, I dont know what the islamic world thinks (i'd like to see a poll on that, actually) but this is evil incarnate, and needs to be destroyed.

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    Re: Does ISIS have a place in the 21st century?

    Quote Originally Posted by US Conservative View Post
    Considering what ISIS actually does put out, I can't rule that out. If you have evidence otherwise I could be convinced about that pic-but not about ISIS.


    Still, there is not one indication of what they do that makes them so evil.

    Until I get that, I cannot help but see this an another WMD Iraq caper. It's not like the US has a good track record there, Berlin Wall, Iranian hostage taking, Arab Spring, WMD's, Putin's resolve in Ukraine.....
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    Re: Does ISIS have a place in the 21st century?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fearandloathing View Post
    Nice try, but two highly selective photos purporting to be ISIS does not tell me why they have to be "obliterated".
    No, their stated objectives and actions taken do that.

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    Still, there is not one indication of what they do that makes them so evil.
    Slaughtering religious and ethnic minorities, children and non-combatants en masse?

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