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Tony Blair Rejects David Gregory's 'Nonsense' That Iraq War to Blame for Terrorism
NewsBusters.org ^ | April 28, 2014 | Kyle Drennan

Posted on 04/28/2014 2:32:21 PM PDT by Kaslin

In an interview with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, host David Gregory attempted to blame the war in Iraq for ongoing Islamic terrorism by citing the former head of Britain's MI-5 claiming the conflict "increased the terrorist threat by convincing more people that Osama bin Laden's claim that Islam was under attack was correct" and "provided an arena for the jihad for which he had called." In response, Blair blasted the argument: "We've got to liberate ourselves from this, because we're making a huge error when we end up thinking somehow it's our actions that have caused this....So you can carry on explaining all this by saying, 'It's us. We provoked them. You know, it's really– they're just trying to react against Western Imperialism.' It's nonsense."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 911; afghanistan; davidgregory; iraq; leftwinglunatic; meetthedepressed; nbc; tonyblair; unitedkingdom; waronterror

1 posted on 04/28/2014 2:32:21 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

How many 9/11 scale attacks have occurred since the invasion of Iraq? People like David Gregory aren’t qualified to write for high school papers, let alone serve as talking heads on TV news programs.


2 posted on 04/28/2014 2:36:06 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: Kaslin

I thought Gregory was in a straight jacket !
He escaped?


3 posted on 04/28/2014 2:37:26 PM PDT by Vinnie
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To: Kaslin

If only that girl had not been dressed like that they wouldn’t have raped her...right David?


4 posted on 04/28/2014 2:38:20 PM PDT by Straight Vermonter (Posting from deep behind the Maple Curtain)
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To: Kaslin

So David Gregory officially becomes a Ron Paul supporter.


5 posted on 04/28/2014 2:42:18 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: Kaslin
Gregory contention reminds me of an argument I had with an American Muzz who vociferously insisted, and couldn't be moved, that 9/11 was in retaliation for invasions of Iraq (Saddam) and Afghanistan (the Taliban and Osama).
6 posted on 04/28/2014 2:46:27 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: luvbach1

Sounds like the American muzz has an issue with cause and effect. And the linear flow of time. Oh yeah, and reality.

CC


7 posted on 04/28/2014 2:50:33 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: Kaslin

Muslims are not at war with America, they are at war with the entire world. Ok! Ok! Muslim “extremists” are at war with the world... Extremist = devout.


8 posted on 04/28/2014 2:55:57 PM PDT by HMS Surprise (Chris Christie can STILL go straight to hell.)
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To: Celtic Conservative

Is that fool still on TV? Hey David when was the Beirut Bombing! Or the USS Cole? Or the first bombing of the WTC! Those are just ones that come to mind!
Open mouth spew idiocy!


9 posted on 04/28/2014 2:57:05 PM PDT by DocJhn
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To: Kaslin

Just because Gregory looks like he escaped from a Dr. Seuss book doesn’t mean he has to exhibit the same intelligence as a Star Bellied Sneetch.


10 posted on 04/28/2014 3:03:08 PM PDT by Rome2000
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To: Kaslin
Gregory is right.

The invasion of Christian Anatolia, Egypt and North Africa in the 600’s was due to western aggression. So was the invasion of Iberia and France and Sicily and southern Italy about the same time. As a matter of fact, so was the invasion of Zoroastrian Persia, attacks on Christian Ethiopia, and the invasion of India with genocidal killing of Hindus due to western aggression. And the capture and rape of Constantinople, desecration of Hagia Sophia, and conquest of the Balkans was due to western aggression.
So too was the vast black African slave trade by the Muslims and seizure of Europeans throughout the Mediterranean, Southern Russia and as far north as the British isles due to western aggression - not to mention attacks on American shipping by Barbary pirates.

And of course, blowing up the world trade center, murdering Israeli children, the Armenian holocaust, rape of Syrian Christian women, kidnapping Christian schoolgirls in Nigeria, decapitating Christian clergymen in the Philippines, etc. - all due to western aggression.

Gee, I wish we could be as “peaceful” as the Muslims!!

David Gregory sure is an idiot and so are his self=hating western liberal friends.

11 posted on 04/28/2014 3:24:49 PM PDT by ZULU (Devil Patrick FREE Justina Pelletier!!!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

The correct response was to shoot DG between the eyes, but a verbal excoriation will have to do. Thanks Kaslin.


12 posted on 04/28/2014 3:57:09 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Kaslin

Was David drunk and high at the time? After all, it his usual state of mind, isn’t it?


13 posted on 04/28/2014 6:53:33 PM PDT by Frederick_Barbarossa
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