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No Terror, No Problem?

Reader comment on item: I Give Up: There Is No Terrorism, There Are No Terrorists
in response to reader comment: don't give up on the term

Submitted by Dajjal (United States), Jun 3, 2015 at 00:00

So its ok if they only attack armed forces, never attacking, enslaving, displacing or raping civilians, right?

Imperialism is fine and dandy, perfectly acceptable so long as no terrorism is involved, right? Not in the case of Islam. When Muslims attack, terror is involved: to "terrify those behind them" so that they may "learn a lesson".

Terrorism does not require overt attack. Simple accrual of maximized military force is intended to terrify prospective enemies. Iran's quest for nukes is terrorism.






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