'The War Is Not Over'

'The War Is Not Over'

There are 276644 comments on the Los Angeles Times story from Sep 12, 2006, titled 'The War Is Not Over'. In it, Los Angeles Times reports that:

WASHINGTON - President Bush led the nation on Monday in marking the fifth anniversary of the Sept.

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Edison, NJ

#288041 May 25, 2013
henry

Bischofferode, Germany

#288042 May 25, 2013
Andy wrote:
<quoted text>yes, we need more religion. Down with Communism.
Capitalism is a suicide Society nothing else!
henry

Bischofferode, Germany

#288043 May 25, 2013
ABs wrote:
Beyond Afghanistan, we must define our effort not as a boundless `global war on terror'-- but rather as a series of persistent, targeted efforts to dismantle specific networks of violent extremists that threaten America. In many cases, this will involve partnerships with other countries. Thousands of Pakistani soldiers have lost their lives fighting extremists. In Yemen, we are supporting security forces that have reclaimed territory from AQAP. In Somalia, we helped a coalition of African nations push al Shabaab out of its strongholds. In Mali, we are providing military aid to a French-led intervention to push back al-Qaida in the Maghreb, and help the people of Mali reclaim their future.
Much of our best counter-terrorism cooperation results in the gathering and sharing of intelligence; the arrest and prosecution of terrorists. That's how a Somali terrorist apprehended off the coast of Yemen is now in prison in New York. That's how we worked with European allies to disrupt plots from Denmark to Germany to the United Kingdom. That's how intelligence collected with Saudi Arabia helped us stop a cargo plane from being blown up over the Atlantic.
But despite our strong preference for the detention and prosecution of terrorists, sometimes this approach is foreclosed. Al-Qaida and its affiliates try to gain a foothold in some of the most distant and unforgiving places on earth. They take refuge in remote tribal regions. They hide in caves and walled compounds. They train in empty deserts and rugged mountains.
In some of these places -- such as parts of Somalia and Yemen -- the state has only the most tenuous reach into the territory. In other cases, the state lacks the capacity or will to take action. It is also not possible for America to simply deploy a team of Special Forces to capture every terrorist. And even when such an approach may be possible, there are places where it would pose profound risks to our troops and local civilians-- where a terrorist compound cannot be breached without triggering a firefight with surrounding tribal communities that pose no threat to us, or when putting U.S. boots on the ground may trigger a major international crisis.
To put it another way, our operation in Pakistan against Osama bin Laden cannot be the norm. The risks in that case were immense; the likelihood of capture, although our preference, was remote given the certainty of resistance; the fact that we did not find ourselves confronted with civilian casualties, or embroiled in an extended firefight, was a testament to the meticulous planning and professionalism of our Special Forces -- but also depended on some luck. And even then, the cost to our relationship with Pakistan -- and the backlash among the Pakistani public over encroachment on their territory -- was so severe that we are just now beginning to rebuild this important partnership.
It is in this context that the United States has taken lethal, targeted action against al-Qaida and its associated forces, including with remotely piloted aircraft commonly referred to as drones. As was true in previous armed conflicts, this new technology raises profound questions -- about who is targeted, and why; about civilian casualties, and the risk of creating new enemies; about the legality of such strikes under U.S. and international law; about accountability and morality...
Well the only morality in capitalism is superprofits at any costs!
henry

Bischofferode, Germany

#288044 May 25, 2013
Andy wrote:
<quoted text>yes, we need more religion. Down with Communism.
Religion said Karl Marx is poison for the peoples!
henry

Bischofferode, Germany

#288045 May 25, 2013
Andy wrote:
<quoted text>yes, we need more religion. Down with Communism.
Even Karl Marx said already religions are poison to the peoples!
henry

Bischofferode, Germany

#288046 May 25, 2013
Andy wrote:
<quoted text>yes, we need more religion. Down with Communism.
No, down with murderous capitalism at the nuclear Age!
henry

Bischofferode, Germany

#288047 May 25, 2013
Andy wrote:
<quoted text>yes, we need more religion. Down with Communism.
Allo we get in capitalism is more wars and pauverty!
henry

Bischofferode, Germany

#288048 May 25, 2013
Andy wrote:
<quoted text>yes, we need more religion. Down with Communism.
What we really Need is more reality for the working masses!
henry

Bischofferode, Germany

#288049 May 25, 2013
Andy wrote:
<quoted text>yes, we need more religion. Down with Communism.
What a silly idea about archaic religions!
henry

Bischofferode, Germany

#288050 May 25, 2013
Andy wrote:
<quoted text>yes, we need more religion. Down with Communism.
What a silly such archaic religions!
henry

Bischofferode, Germany

#288052 May 25, 2013
Patriot wrote:
BREAKING NEWS 7.0 ATLANTIC!!!
May 24, 2013
PLATES ARE SHIFTING
https://www.youtube.com/watch...
http://biblehub.com/kjvs/revelation/8.htm note vs 5 = Preamble to the start of The Great Tribulation/Time of GOD'S Wrath Against "Wickedness" see Zechariah 5 and The End results in Revelation 18
ALSO: https://www.youtube.com/watch...
Silly bible full of fakes and lies!
henry

Bischofferode, Germany

#288053 May 25, 2013
Democracynow org wrote:
Global Warming: Is Recent Ice Melt Awakening New Strains of Viruses and Viral Diseases / Nov. 23, 2012 / http://tinyurl.com/blrhe3w
EV71, West Nile Virus, Dengue Fever, HIV/AIDS, Ebola, the SARS Virus, Bird Flu, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), H1N1 Virus. All deadly and all seeing a resurgence of reported cases Worldwide.
And there’s more: Small Pox, Polio, Bubonic Plague, Marburg Disease virus, Hepatitis, Anthrax, Human Monkey Pox, Yellow Fever, Malaria, Cholera. There are too many to name all of them here, but these diseases have been multiplying and spreading the world over in the last few years.
http://guardianlv.com/2012/11/global-warming-...
Together with the nuclear Inferno These means anything just superprofits! Capitalism means nothing else but suicide!
John_Schuylkill County_Pa

Sunbury, PA

#288054 May 25, 2013
spocko wrote:
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LOL ... yep, that sounds exactly like GOPer idea :)
Furthermore. Demogovernment out there can't have the railroad terminals in the intercity. They don't know infrastructure. I don't know if I want to ride the trains out there. It's almost pointless

George Bush library was funded by private funds
henry

Bischofferode, Germany

#288056 May 25, 2013
Democracynow org wrote:
Global Warming: Is Recent Ice Melt Awakening New Strains of Viruses and Viral Diseases / Nov. 23, 2012 / http://tinyurl.com/blrhe3w
EV71, West Nile Virus, Dengue Fever, HIV/AIDS, Ebola, the SARS Virus, Bird Flu, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), H1N1 Virus. All deadly and all seeing a resurgence of reported cases Worldwide.
And there’s more: Small Pox, Polio, Bubonic Plague, Marburg Disease virus, Hepatitis, Anthrax, Human Monkey Pox, Yellow Fever, Malaria, Cholera. There are too many to name all of them here, but these diseases have been multiplying and spreading the world over in the last few years.
http://guardianlv.com/2012/11/global-warming-...
Together with the nuclear Inferno, natural catastrophes, cosmic destastrous Happenings and so on... Also permanent capitalist wars ... Forget silly religions of all kinds!
John_Schuylkill County_Pa

Sunbury, PA

#288057 May 25, 2013
henry wrote:
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Allo we get in capitalism is more wars and pauverty!
Capitalism built this great country. Socialism is killing it
John_Schuylkill County_Pa

Sunbury, PA

#288058 May 25, 2013
henry wrote:
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What we really Need is more reality for the working masses!
Working masses can go to Detroit and clean it up
henry

Bischofferode, Germany

#288059 May 25, 2013
Democracynow org wrote:
<quoted text>
The Bible pulsates with LIFE and is NOT a dead book.
JESUS always WAS, IS, and came back from the dead, and LIVES today and forever.
A dead men is always a dead men!
John_Schuylkill County_Pa

Sunbury, PA

#288060 May 25, 2013
henry wrote:
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Together with the nuclear Inferno These means anything just superprofits! Capitalism means nothing else but suicide!
Socialism is killing the country.
MUQ

Dammam, Saudi Arabia

#288062 May 25, 2013
News you will not see or hear on CNN and FOX News

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/arti...

No regret” for killing 160 people
No More Truthless Heroes

By Joshua Brollier (Contd.)

This impunity is obviously granted to our Commander in Chief who assured us in his State of the Union speech that “Tonight, I can announce that over the next year, another 34,000 American troops will come home from Afghanistan. This drawdown will continue. And by the end of next year, our war in Afghanistan will be over.” Any drawdown on this warfare is good news, but president Obama went on to add,“Beyond 2014,…the nature of our commitment will change. We are negotiating an agreement with the Afghan government that focuses on two missions: training and equipping Afghan forces so that the country does not again slip into chaos, and counter-terrorism efforts that allow us to pursue the remnants of al Qaeda and their affiliates.”

Aren’t these the same lines we have been hearing since the Bush administration? It’s always about our benevolent training and commitment, murky “remnants” and “shadows of Al-Qaeda.” President Obama admits that many of these militant groups did not exist before 9/11 and have sprung up afterwards, but he does not make the correlation between our violent actions in the region and their ability to increase recruitment for armed groups.

Apparently this very tense negotiation between the US and Afghanistan will leave behind thousands of troops and contractors while seeking immunity for US soldiers from prosecution in Afghan courts. Meanwhile, Obama moves on in his speech to re-affirm his right to unilaterally “take direct action against those terrorists who pose the gravest threat to Americans” through increased drone strikes in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, Libya, Somalia, Mali and potentially elsewhere.

As humans, we are all full of many contradictions. President Obama, the generals and soldiers are of course all complex individuals, and so is the world we live in. I recognize that as I yearn to be a better and more conscientious person, I often take three steps backwards before I have even made my first step forward. However, if I want to continue to evolve as an individual, I strongly believe that my role models and mentors cannot be fictional characters of patriotic tall tales. There must be a refusal to stomach a narrative of history and current international affairs which whitewashes culpability for suffering caused by U.S. wars of choice. To draw a line from the song The Spy Hunter which came out shortly after 9/11,“we don’t need no truthless heroes.”

This article was originally posted at War Is A Crime
MUQ

Dammam, Saudi Arabia

#288063 May 25, 2013
henry wrote:
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Even Karl Marx said already religions are poison to the peoples!
And there is no taker for Karl Marx now in any country. His theory has been debunked.

His philosophy only resulted in killing of tens of millions of people.

That is what happens when "half cooked" philosophers,with half baked theories became the guide for humanity!!

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