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The attack on the Danish and Norwegian embassy

Reader comment on item: Something Rotten in Denmark?

Submitted by Frank Oddersborg (Denmark), Feb 4, 2006 at 15:16

The latest development in this crisis has been the attacks on the Danish and Nowegian embassy. Lets get a couple of things straight:

1. An embassy is a part of the contry it represents (if you are in inside the perimeter of an embassy you are in an other country.

2. International laws clearly describes that the host country of an embassy has to defend the embassy against all attacks from foreigner as well as its own population.

3. Syria is a dictatorship, no doubt here. The state power is absolute and no action can take place without the approval of the "government".

A. I could say (I'm not) that the attacks on the Danish and Norwegian embassy is an attack on those countries.
B. I could further more say (I'm not) that the attacks were commited with the approval or worse, the blessing of the Syrian "government" and as such should be regarded as AN ACT OF WAR.

Mohammad and all you other angry muslims, take a break and think about point A and B.
I could say it, but if I did I would be no better than you and your foolish no-choice "ultimatum" to Denmark to apologize or face the consequences.

I am deeply offended by the muslims act in Syria.
I'm a danish soldier, if I was told to wage war against Syria there would be no doubt in my mind but thats MY OPPINION NOT THE COMMON DANISH OPINION - yet.

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