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    Re: In Your Opinion is the PKK a Terrorist Organization?

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    Not to the USA.

    All that they have done is fight for their rights just like people in the USA did a couple of hundred years ago.
    Our ancestors didn't blow up busses or send suicide bombers into malls.

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    Re: In Your Opinion is the PKK a Terrorist Organization?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sherman123 View Post
    Our ancestors didn't blow up busses or send suicide bombers into malls.


    Buses and shopping malls didn't exist in 1776.

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    Re: In Your Opinion is the PKK a Terrorist Organization?

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    Buses and shopping malls didn't exist in 1776.
    Really? Well I'm stymied then. I guess they are pretty much exactly the same.

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    Re: In Your Opinion is the PKK a Terrorist Organization?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hamster Buddha View Post
    If you ask the Turks, they definitely would say they are. As for me, I'm not sure. All I do know is that they want their own state and are willing to fight for it, and the only thing stopping them is the threat of Turkey invading them. You know, in someways, this reminds me a lot of Palestine/Israel prior to the Camp David Accords. Though, someone else would have to tell me if that's an accurate comparison.
    The PKK is a lot more similar to the Jewish organizations of the 30's, the Irgun and the Lehi, than it is similar to the PLO.
    It is so because the PKK like the Irgun and Lehi mainly targeted soldiers and police in guerrilla warfare, while the PLO painted its main target and objective as killing innocent civilians.
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    Re: In Your Opinion is the PKK a Terrorist Organization?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sherman123 View Post
    Really?
    Well I'm stymied then.
    I guess they are pretty much exactly the same.


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    Re: In Your Opinion is the PKK a Terrorist Organization?

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    Not to the USA.

    All that they have done is fight for their rights just like people in the USA did a couple of hundred years ago.
    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    Buses and shopping malls didn't exist in 1776.
    No, but what they did do was form an army and fight the British in the field, not target London with bombings.

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    Re: In Your Opinion is the PKK a Terrorist Organization?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    In Your Opinion is the PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party) a Terrorist Organization?
    They are one of the strongest Kurdish organizations (militarily speaking) fighting against ISIS. They have signed a cease fire with Turkey. Many claim they are only designated a terrorist organization because they want a Kurdish state in parts of Turkey (Turkey being a major US ally). The have fought to save Yazidi lives. They are generally popular among Kurds. So: In Your Opinion is the PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party) a Terrorist Organization?
    Do they use terror to further their aims?
    There is a definition of terrorism. It's not just a matter of opinion.
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    Re: In Your Opinion is the PKK a Terrorist Organization?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wiggen View Post
    I don't much care. They appear to be the only people in the Middle East willing to stand and fight the ISIS butchers.
    Hezbollah has been, so has the Syrian government
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    Re: In Your Opinion is the PKK a Terrorist Organization?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sherman123 View Post
    Our ancestors didn't blow up busses or send suicide bombers into malls.
    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    Buses and shopping malls didn't exist in 1776.
    Yes, that is the reason why Americans did not resort to terrorism back then. It was because there were no shopping malls and buses then. Cause if they did exist at the time then Americans would also blow up buses and malls with American suicide bombers?

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    Re: In Your Opinion is the PKK a Terrorist Organization?

    I wish the Turks and the Kurds could get along. So much potential wasted in the inner strife within Turkiye.

    But technically, PKK did killed civilians. This makes it a terror organization, sadly.

    Hopefully they start getting along better so as there would be no need for PKK in the future.
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