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Jah Kable

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Is the world really going to sit back and watch as these peaceful protesters in Turkey are attacked by police with chemical weapons?

Peaceful protesters are being attacked with chemical weapons and RUN OVER by swat vehicles. Is this not worthy of help from the world? Is it possible that respect can be worth more than a resource that we readily fight for at the drop of a hat? Why are human rights being ignored? Peaceful protest meets non-peaceful police and the world just stands by and watches. Where is this right? Do our leaders have any morals? We intervene whenever a resource is in the equation.

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    Jun 9 2013: Some-times, a question can just be answered by other wuestions!

    you asked: Why are human rights being ignored? Peaceful protest meets non-peaceful police and the world just stands by and watches. Where is this right? Do our leaders have any morals?

    Let me ask you please :

    People are dying from hunger all over the world, especially in Asia and Africa, don't they have the right to live ?
    Kids in many contries suffer from deseases eradicated from the occident centuries ago, wouldn't be moral to help them cure ?
    In Syria people are getting killed with all kind of weapons everyday, Is this not worthy of help from the world?
    The war crimes commited by, USA, GB and other contries in Iraq, Afghanistan, are they moral ?
    In Palestine, in Gaza ..... do I really have to tell what's going on there ?

    Billions of dollars that can help making people's life better around all the world are being wasted on wars, Oh wait, saving the world from the islamic terrorism is most important! isn't it ?

    I'm a muslim, and it just tears me apart to see how you guys are misled, and how you look to us as terrorists or that islam is calling for terrorism. For god's sake, France helped Mali against Jihadists, this is good. But they're also calling to arm Syrian rebels who are calling for an Islamic governement ! what a coincidence!

    When an American soldier get killed in a battelfield he's a hero and of course killed by terrorists who are in fact resisting that foreign invasion. But when 50 innocent citizens get killed in an american raid, it's just a mistake !

    When a muslim woman is forced to hide her hair it's a flagrant violation of her rights, when an american single mom is getting kicked of her house because she couldn't pay the bills it's just LAW!


    Briefly, we live in paradoxal world where everyone is misled, we're not free man, we're being watched by them, manipulated.
    • Jun 10 2013: You say we don't understand muslims, that we are misled. The very difference of Islam from western culture or democracy is at heart. We tend to believ in a seperation of church and state, while islamists believe church and state are one. Islam aims to take over the world for Allah by establishing a world wide caliphate, that is ruled by sharia law, we want no part of that. Killing or subjugating infidels comes into this also but enough is enough. I do not want to see any innocents killed or tortured, but when the people assist terrorists in hiding, or do not openly fight them, they become targets. War crimes? I think that word is a little harsh, Iraq and afganistan both had governments that condoned killing innocents, where was the outrage? Why didn't islam do something about that? In my opinion religious morals are comparable to the KKK in this country where the only morals that count are the ones that get your group ahead.
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        Jun 11 2013: Timothy -- I agree with most of your comments except for one thing. War is war! And every 'Jihadi" who fights with a gun or bomb or suicide vest understands that this is a war. No one in the U.S. want civilian casualties. But when you fight an enemy that prefers civilian casualties (like on 9/11) you have to strike a balance. You MUST take the fight to your enemy. You cannot sit back and let civilized and peaceful nations be threatened. This is a war. We are fighting an insane enemy who has no respect for the rule of law. And there just isn't much else we can do beyond what we are doing. Law enforcement and the police can only do so much. The rest will be settled on the battlefield. And that battlefield will not be in Detroit or Chicago. Look elsewhere for that.

        The U.S.; the U.K. & all of NATO, we know how to fight war and win. No one believes, even for a moment, that the terrorists will succeed. And if there are consequences in defeat to the followers of Islam, then so be it. We are not in this to protect anyone's religious views. We are in this to preserve Religious FREEDOM for each to worship God in their own way.

        Unfortunately, Wahabbi Islam does not recognize religious freedom. There is very little of what we in the West respect as 'human rights' --- that will be preserved in the Caliphate that the Terrorist Muslims hope to achieve. And there, is the problem.
        • Jun 11 2013: Juan, the terrorists have already won a victory, they have changed our world and managed to take away our freedoms. I was in the military, and yes, if they play by the rules we would win. They aren't playing by the rules.
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        Jun 11 2013: No, they aren't playing by the rules. Our leadership knew that on 9/11; & (I believe; our leadership) has not forgotten that. So what is our response? Invasion! And why not, when 2996 people died in an unprovoked sneak attack against us. Go camp out in their back yard! Take their territory away from them. Conquer them.

        Now, in dealing with Terrorists, it gets a bit more complicated than that. But you don't hear much about Iraqi -Al Qaeda anymore. Iraq is now one of the most peaceful places in the middle east. I doubt that it is less peaceful than either Jordan or Saudi Arabia. I believe in progress; but like everyone else -- you listen to the news; read what's on the web; and draw your own conclusions.

        If I was from an Islamic nation & was told to 'pick one side or the other,' I'd bet on the U.S./NATO. You still hear about 'Green on Blue' violence. But not-so-much about pitched battles between hundreds or thousands of troops anymore. Nor do you hear about coordinated attacks like 7/7 (London) or 11-M (Spain) anymore. Yes, there was the Boston Marathon bombing. And that is a Big issue for the U.S. Home-grown Terrorism is a major threat. But Osama Bin Ladin is gone!
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      Jun 11 2013: The United States of America did not start this war. The United States of America never wanted war. And the United States of America wanted only to live in peace with people everywhere. The overall goal is that all nations will be self-determining. All nations will be ruled under just law. And basic human rights will be preserved universally. This is a very simple set of concepts.

      You complain about American Raids in one place or another. But do you realize that those drone attacks and raids are carefully planned? And from the beginning, the plan is to AVOID civilian casualties. That has always been true. And where that broke down, the military people involved were prosecuted as criminals for disobedience to the orders and instructions they were given.

      You say: "The war crimes commited by, USA, GB and other contries in Iraq, Afghanistan, are they moral ? In Palestine, in Gaza ..... do I really have to tell what's going on there ?" But do you even KNOW what is going on there?

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