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By hitting the mark, Muslims miss the mark

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Submitted by Infidel (Canada), Jul 26, 2006 at 14:50

I find Vicky's comments most revealing, enlightening and very soothing. Particularly the statement; "It might be true that people who brutally enforce Sharia Law miss the mark".

I've been agonizing over the many horrendous attacks by Muslims on innocents and trying to understand their reasoning. Vicky, of course explains it very well. "Those who brutally enforce Sharia Law are missing the mark". The Sept 11/2001 attack by Muslims on the New York Twin Towers is no doubt the best example, that is an example of Muslims hitting their mark yet missing the mark.

Do you see the irony; by hitting the mark, they missed it. Unfortunately Vicky, Muslims are continuing to hit the mark and missing it at the same time and undoubtedly will continue to do so. Here are some more examples of Muslims, who by hitting the mark, missed the mark. Of course we shouldn't be to hard on the Muslims, why they're just missing the mark. Only in Islam!

Sept. 11, 2001, New York, Arlington, Va.: Attack on the World trade Center and the Pentagon (thousands killed and injured)

June 2001, India: Plot to blow up U.S. Embassy's visa section

Early 2000, Yemen: Attempt to bomb the USS Sullivan

Oct. 12, 2000, Yemen: Attack on USS Cole (17 killed; 39 injured)

December 1999, Los Angeles: Attempt to bomb Los Angeles International Airport

December 1999, Jordan: Attempt to bomb tourist and biblical sites.

Aug. 7, 1998, Kenya and Tanzania: U.S. embassies bombed (301 killed; 5,000 injured)

Early 1995, Philippines: Attempt to assassinate President Clinton

1995, Philippines: Plot to blow up 11 U.S. commercial planes over the Pacific Ocean.

Late 1994, Philippines: Plot to assassinate Pope John Paul II: plot to bomb U.S. and Israeli embassies

Oct. 3, 1993, Somalia: Attack on U.S. servicemen (18 killed)

Dec. 1992, Yemen: Three bombings targeting U.S. troops
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List of Islamic Attacks World

Suicide bombing in the name of Islam has occurred in more than 20 countries:
Lebanon (1981),
Kuwait (1983),
Argentina (1992),
Panama, Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories (1994),
Pakistan, Croatia (1995),
Saudi Arabia (1996),
Tanzania, Kenya (1998),
Yemen, Chechnya (2000),
USA, Kashmir, Afghanistan (2001),
Tunisia, Indonesia, Algeria (2002),
Morocco, Russia, India, Iraq, Turkey (2003), Uzbekistan and Spain (2004),
United Kingdom (2005)

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