[FoRK] Ugh. "Don't Feed The Terrorists!"

Bill Stoddard 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?

Bill


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