[FoRK] Ugh. "Don't Feed The Terrorists!"
bill at wstoddard.com
Mon Mar 15 09:56:58 PST 2004
jbone at place.org wrote:
> On Mar 15, 2004, at 8:25 AM, Owen Byrne wrote:
>> Actually it is my personal theory that the only way you stop
>> terrorists is to give them a seat at the table. Worked in Quebec,
>> worked in Ireland. Terrorists have wonderful pure principles (Ireland
>> for the Irish! Vive Le Quebec Libre!) and the best way to demolish
>> them is to involve them in the political process. Its not so easy
>> to be pure ideologically when you have constituents and their opinions
>> to deal with.
> Better to give them a seat at the table directly than to let their
> asymmetric force-projection experiments bear fruit indirectly, agreed.
How are you going to vote if there is a large terrorist attack on US soil a few days before the 2004 election?
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