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Thread: How Do We End The War on Terror?

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    Re: How Do We End The War on Terror?

    Quote Originally Posted by US Conservative View Post
    Let the arabs play by arab rules.
    Looks like they play with no rules.....now where did we see this before?

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    Re: How Do We End The War on Terror?

    Quote Originally Posted by Apocalypse View Post
    Terrorism is a result of the radicalism of a society.
    And have you ever wondered why that radicalization happened?

    Educating that society towards moderate world views is the only way to eradicate terrorism.
    How can you educate a society that you occupy and bomb all the time?

    That being said the current solution to terrorism must be force and force alone, massive use of force that will kill them faster than they recruit new idiots for their barbaric organizations. As simple as that.
    Really? But thats exactly what we've been doing: the US has been attacking Al Qaeda everytime they pop up for the past 13 years- they are still around. Isreal has been doing that too (for over half a century) and they are still getting attacked.

    The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over expecting a different result.

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    Re: How Do We End The War on Terror?

    Quote Originally Posted by wist43 View Post
    1) Stop funding and arming the terrorists, or the supposed opposition to them - b/c of course arming group A to fight against group B, only results in group A turning those weapons against us when they decide to impose their particular brand of jihad or utopia upon their region or the world.

    2) Stop bombing and manipulating foreign nations - period.

    2) Stop doing business with the Saudi's and other supporters of terrorism. Stop importing their goods, and form coalitions to force them to deal with their own problems. If they can't police themselves - they can't do business with the first world.

    3) Bring the troops home, and force other nations to contribute to sea lane and airspace security. The U.S. foots a disproportionate amount of cost and responsibility for these necessities - Europe is the greatest beneficiary. They can pony up and contribute resources and personnel.

    4) Cease immigration of muslims - period. Europe has a much larger problem in this regard, but stop the importation of muslims, and if anyone who is currently here proves to represent any threat or radicalism - revoke their citizenship and deport them.

    5) Secure our own borders.

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    Of course none of these common sense remedies will be undertaken. U.S. foreign is designed to provoke terrorist responses - intentionally so.

    War is big business - terrorism, or the threat of terrorism is a long standing and very effective tool of governments and tyrants that is used to justify the expansions of power and the curtailing of liberty. Unfortunately, the masses are easily manipulated by fear and simplistic emotional appeals - nothing new under the sun.

    Amerika's policies will continue as they have been for years. The policies were intentionally formulated, and terrorism is nothing more than a means to an end - the people are largely ignorant of these things, and will continue to allow themselves to be manipulated until such time as we are living in a police state - for our own "safety" of course.
    And what order do you propose this in?

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    Re: How Do We End The War on Terror?

    Quote Originally Posted by PoS View Post
    And have you ever wondered why that radicalization happened?


    How can you educate a society that you occupy and bomb all the time?


    Really? But thats exactly what we've been doing: the US has been attacking Al Qaeda everytime they pop up for the past 13 years- they are still around. Isreal has been doing that too and they are still getting attacked.

    The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over expecting a different result.


    Mornin PoS. Well.....the Buddhists didn't bomb them nor occupy them. So why did they go and kill the Buddhists and burn down their temples and homes? Buddhists Shrines etc etc.

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    Re: How Do We End The War on Terror?

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Mornin PoS. Well.....the Buddhists didn't bomb them nor occupy them. So why did they go and kill the Buddhists and burn down their temples and homes? Buddhists Shrines etc etc.
    Im sorry, which country/region/war are you referring to?

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    Re: How Do We End The War on Terror?

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Looks like they play with no rules.....now where did we see this before?
    I think they do, but they fall tragically short of western rules. We are making a mistake by projecting our values on them. Ive seen too many innocents killed, and world cultural and historical landmarks destroyed to think otherwise.

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    Re: How Do We End The War on Terror?

    Quote Originally Posted by US Conservative View Post
    I think they do, but they fall tragically short of western rules. We are making a mistake by projecting our values on them. Ive seen too many innocents killed, and world cultural and historical landmarks destroyed to think otherwise.
    Maybe rules for themselves.....not for others. Still.....Sun Tzu - Art of War, know thy enemy, well.

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    Re: How Do We End The War on Terror?

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    Re: How Do We End The War on Terror?

    First off, we need to stop calling it a war on terror.

    Terrorism is a tactic. Like carpet bombing, or flanking.

    As such, it isn't really "defeatable".

    We should call what we are doing a war on radical islamists or something.

    That could theoretically be won.
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    Re: How Do We End The War on Terror?

    Quote Originally Posted by What if...? View Post
    First off, we need to stop calling it a war on terror.

    Terrorism is a tactic. Like carpet bombing, or flanking.

    As such, it isn't really "defeatable".

    We should call what we are doing a war on radical islamists or something.

    That could theoretically be won.
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