Skip to comments.George Soros says US approach to terrorism creates hate
Posted on 03/18/2005 12:14:19 PM PST by jb6
MADRID - US billionaire financier George Soros on Tuesday slammed as dangerous Washington's strategy to fight terrorism, saying it was creating anger and resentment around the world.
Speaking on Spanish radio station Cadena Ser the day an international conference on terrorism opened in Madrid, Soros said Spain had "a very different response to terrorism -- a healthier response."
The Hungarian-born businessman, who spent millions last year opposing US President George W. Bush's reelection, said US policies had had negative consequences.
"Producing innocent victims creates anger and resentment. And this anger and resentment feeds terrorism," he said, according to the station's Spanish translation of his English comments.
In Iraq, he said, "there are more people wanting to kill Americans than there were before.
"These people didn't think like that before the Americans arrived and did what they did. The attitude of creating innocent victims creates terrorists. It's as simple as that."
Soros was among more than 200 personalities, leaders and experts attending the conference on terrorism underway in Madrid.
The three-day symposium is to be followed Friday with solemn commemorations marking the one year anniversary of the March 11, 2004 train bombings in the city which killed 191 people and wounded 1,900.
An Islamic extremist cell with links to Al-Qaeda has been blamed for the attacks, which gave a new context and challenges to Spain's anti-terrorism strategy, focused up to then on the four-decade-old conflict with the Basque separatist group ETA.
03/08/2005 14:48 GMT
Would they love us if we simply surrendered?
The US Approach to Terrorism Creates DEAD Terrorists......
Poohbah says "George Soros is pi$$ed off because he can't engage in currency manipulation as easily with governments watching the banks real closely."
It's time to take this ex-Nazi informant and send him packing back where he came from.
yeah we're making them hate us by standing in the way of their terrorism and medievel ways.
Soros needs a frontal lobotomy, I need a bottle in front of me...
Yeah. His cash cow is gone.
"George Soros says US approach to terrorism creates hate"
George Soros says US retaliating after Pearl Harbor creates hate
Ain't nothing terrorists hate more than being killed by the US military.
Auric Goldfarter should STFU and go back to developing the ultimate laser beam to control global climate conditions...
one wonders how a guy that dumb can be that rich.
He ought to get out more. You spend all your time sitting in the Euro fainting couches, you're gonna get a lopsided view of things...
Ain't nothing liberals hate more than seeing U.S. power solve problems.
Hey Georgie Boy, I got yer hate right here...come and get some! What an incredibly out of touch loon Soros is.
Democrats lecturing us about hate is laughable.
The deepest bowels of Hell?
Any approach to fighting terrorism will generate hate. Appeasement only makes them hate the fact that you have enough money to pay them off, and want more. Negotiating with them makes them hate you for being weak, and they'll attack you again. Doing nothing makes them hate you for what you have and what you are (which they were doing before anyway). Killing them makes them hate you for obvious reasons.
Only one of these approaches is guaranteed to lead to fewer terrorists.
This criminal doesn't deserve bandwidth on this thread. His specialty is making poor nations poorer by ripping off their monetary systems. The guy should have his passport confiscated.
The irony of Soros -- one of the world's greatest hate-mongers -- scolding anyone for hatemongering clearly escapes this wretched man.
"I need a bottle in front of me..."
Perhaps 3 would be better.
George Soros's strategy to fight conservatives spreads hate.
It's that voting thing. Like the royalty of 100 years ago there are people that just hate the "little people" votingf to be free.
Is there a way to have a do over with Soros and take his money and let him try it again or is he too rich and connected in DC to have to live like the rest of us?
You're going straight to H-E-DOUBLE-HOCKEY-STICKS for that one, yessiree! (c8
One needs something to lobotomize before the process has a chance to succeed.
Yes, anger and resentment among terrorist financial backers, because their terrorist partners can not deliver.
Dear DUmb George, the hate is already there, otherwise there would be no terrorism. All we are doing is reacting to it. (and in some cases being pro-active towards it)
You know what? F Soros and the ROlls he rode in on!~}
"...saying it was creating anger and resentment around the world."
Note to Georgie Boy: Terrorism creates a lot of anger and resentment in the United States. So why do you not just shut up? You are contributing to global warming!
George Soros is a creep. If he wasn't so rich, no one would have anything to do with him. He buys attention. And his money allows him to act like his vote counts for more than ours. Is that charming or what? Creepy jerk.
Any links to evidence of this?
Did I leave out anything important?
I guess this means he went back on his promise to move into a monestary if Bush was re-elected. Damn, he sounds just like Kerry: "We are fighting a sensitive war. Please dont hurt us."
That Satanists just didn't have any open rooms.
Last time I checked, the U.S. approach to terroism was in
What a novel approach to foreign policy and terrorism!
Soros is full of it. We're doing exactly the correct things: extending the olive branch of liberation and freedom for those who want it, and the arrows of war to the terrorists.
"...on Tuesday slammed as dangerous Washington's strategy to fight terrorism, saying it was creating anger and resentment around the world."
Well then, what caused the anger & resentment around the world prior to "W's" stategery?
11-4-79 66 hostages taken at American Embassy in Tehran.
4-18-83 US embassy bobed in Beirut, Lebanon: 63 dead 100+ injured.
10-23-83 Marine barracks bombed in Beirut: 241 dead 60 hurt
4- 6-86 Bombing of W.Berlin Disco: 3 dead 230 injured
9- 5-86 PanAm Flt. 73 from Karachi, Pakistan: 21 dead, many hurt
12-21-88 PanAm Flt 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland: 270 dead
2 - 93 WTC bombing: 6 dead, 1000+ hurt $510 billion in damages.
10- 93 Black Hawk Down in Mogadishu, Somalia: 18 dead
3- 8-95 2 US diplomats gunned down in Karachi, Pakistan
4-19-95 Oklahoma City Bombing: 168 dead
11-13-95 US military training center bombed in Riyadh, Somalia: 7 dead 40 hurt
6-25-96 US barracks bombed in Dhahran, Saudia Arabia: 19 dead 500+ hurt
8- 7-98 Bombing of American Embassy in Tanzania & in Kenya: 225 dead 5000 hurt
1- 3-00 al-Qaida planned to bomb USS the Sullivan in Yemen, BUT, the over loaded bomb boat sank before detonating
10-12-00 USS Cole bombed: 17 dead 40 hurt
I'm with "W" on this one! Soros - shut up!
They guy does nothing but stir up anti American hate (both within and without the US) and has the audacity to critique the USA's approach to dealing with anti Western fiends? What is wrong with this picture? Here is one area where you and I probably agree - any Eastern European political groups who accept and receive support from this bozo are making deals with the devil.
Yes, I would agree with that - look at George Soros, Boxer, Kerry, Bryd, Kennedy, Sarbanes, etc. - they are all filled with hate.
Why he won't kick the bucket, the Devil protects his own.