Skip to comments.News from the Long War, Thread 4
Posted on 04/15/2007 6:02:06 PM PDT by Knitting A Conundrum
Since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, our nation has fought a global war against violent extremists who use terrorism as their weapon of choice, and who seek to destroy our free way of life. Our enemies seek weapons of mass destruction and, if they are successful, will likely attempt to use them in their conflict with free people everywhere. Currently, the struggle is centered in Iraq and Afghanistan, but we will need to be prepared and arranged to successfully defend our nation and its interests around the globe for years to come. DOD
Our enemies include all the Muslims who dream of knocking Western Civilization off its perch atop humanityâs dung heap. Islam is fractured into any number of sects, tribes and ethnic groups, but the dream of destroying us cuts across all the fault lines. Islamic terrorists are merely the tip of a very large spear.
J. Peter Mulhern, the American Thinker, September 18
The determination behind that fight is real, the hatred is real, and the excuses for doing this are very real in the minds of those who have decided to walk that path. We can respond in two ways: Try to ignore or negotiate with people who do not want to negotiate in good faith, because what they want is our destruction, or to stand up against the darkness of those who see all of us, our way of life, our culture and our aspirations as something worth eliminating.
Either: "And God willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world without the United States and Zionism," Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Or: "With vigilance, determination, courage, we will defeat the enemies of freedom, and we will leave behind a more peaceful world for our children and our grandchildren." GW Bush.
Here's where I will post news and info about the Long War. Let me know if you're interested.
New thread (number 4!) long war ping!
03:09 Muslim Brotherhood to field 20 candidates in June parliamentary elections (AP)
03:07 Sources: Israel backs U.S. plan to train Abbas Presidential Guard (Haaretz)
02:41 5,000 int`l youths participate in Krakow Holocaust memorial ceremony (Israel Radio)
02:35 Le Pen `regrets` Chirac admission of French role in deportation of Jews (Army Radio)
01:59 EU: Hezbollah ready to transform armed resistance into political movement (DPA)
01:08 UN nuclear chief expresses support for Mideast move toward nuclear power (AP)
00:49 Venezuela`s Chavez backs Iran`s right to nuclear power, warns U.S. not to attack (AP)
00:40 Palestinian in his 30s killed by armed militants in Khan Yunis (Israel Radio)
23:20 Bishara: I must choose between being a martyr, an exile, or a prisoner (Haaretz)
22:57 BBC says deeply concerned by reports abducted correspondent executed (Reuters)
22:50 Postal workers` strike ends, employees say there will still be disruptions (Army Radio)
Took ya long enough!
This has been going on for days. Quit already.
Too many windows, not enough eyes...
That’s what I say.
I did ping everybody....so everybody had a spare key!
Boy, is that ever true. We have people who get paid for that. Like Valerie Plame. How are they doing? (Actually, there are some out there doing pretty well and I need to acknowledge that, but they aren't busy getting their names in the papers.)