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    How Do We End The War on Terror?

    Its been 13 years since 9/11 and yet it seems there are now more terrorists than ever before. Can this war be won? What are your thoughts on this? Are the governments of the West doing the right things or are they making the situation worse?

    As for me, I dont want to see another American solider or civilian killed in a pointless war with no end. The West needs to stop minding the business of other countries. No more overseas military bases or occupation- if these Islamists want to live according to their religion then I say let them do it. These very governments like Saudi Arabia, who we are fighting with to maintain their status quo over there are the very people who bankroll these terrorists. The US has got the largest shale oil deposits in the world- more than the entire middle east combined, why not spend billions in developing these fields and get oil form then instead of letting the Arabs do it and paying them for it?
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    Re: How Do We End The War on Terror?

    At the recent Clinton Global Initiative a high representative of Jordan said that the middle eastern area is weakest to move against terrorism because of poverty. This while ISIS pays $1K a month to go and fight for "jihad" (the mis-leaded concept that they understand and support).

    So as a response there are training and employment programs offered:

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    Re: How Do We End The War on Terror?

    I dont care how crazy Islamists live in their societies, when they are muslim societies, since that is a part of what has produced them, but they have brought it to western societies, and they are a scourge. Imo, it is a shame that we can't turn them into dust. Every single one.

    (And we aren't going to end this war, because we dont have the stomach to do what it takes)
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    Re: How Do We End The War on Terror?

    As the Obama regime has done...say the war on terror is over and then rename it.
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    Re: How Do We End The War on Terror?

    Quote Originally Posted by WCH View Post
    As the Obama regimes has done...say the war on terror is over and rename it.
    Maybe the administration could call it an "Islamic Outreach Program".
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    Re: How Do We End The War on Terror?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    Maybe the administration could call it an "Islamic Outreach Program".
    Or use the old Clinton program "Aspirin factories for peace".
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    Re: How Do We End The War on Terror?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    Maybe the administration could call it an "Islamic Outreach Program".
    Or how about this? The Arab Spring.
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    Re: How Do We End The War on Terror?

    Quote Originally Posted by Μολὼν λαβέ View Post
    Or how about this? The Arab Spring.
    Better yet, the "Arab Spring Hoedown"
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    Re: How Do We End The War on Terror?

    Quote Originally Posted by PoS View Post
    Its been 13 years since 9/11 and yet it seems there are now more terrorists than ever before. Can this war be won? What are your thoughts on this? Are the governments of the West doing the right things or are they making the situation worse?

    As for me, I dont want to see another American solider or civilian killed in a pointless war with no end. The West needs to stop minding the business of other countries. No more overseas military bases or occupation- if these Islamists want to live according to their religion then I say let them do it. These very governments like Saudi Arabia, who we are fighting with to maintain their status quo over there are the very people who bankroll these terrorists. The US has got the largest shale oil deposits in the world- more than the entire middle east combined, why not spend billions in developing these fields and get oil form then instead of letting the Arabs do it and paying them for it?
    The short answer in any case is that we will end terrorism the same way we will stop crime.

    Also, die people are being beheaded now. Our allies are under attack now. We are being threatened now.
    Of course, we need to change our foreign policy and rather quickly. But that is mostly for other reasons and long under way. Clinton seemed to have already started and Bush certainly undertook measures in that direction as early as his first term. What Obama has been doing is continuing the effort. But shifting international security into supranational hands is not easy, without dangers nor quickly arranged. But ultimately that is what we have to do and largely Washington knows that.

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    Re: How Do We End The War on Terror?

    Quote Originally Posted by Μολὼν λαβέ View Post
    Or how about this? The Arab Spring.
    Nope. It is Autumn now. But Spring will come.

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