On 12/20/01 3:30 PM, "Mike Lorrey" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Because they do not wear a uniform, they try to
> blend into the law abiding muslim population, they make all muslims
> legitimate targets under the Geneva Conventions. We are demonstrating
> incredibly remarkable sensitivity and restraint in the small number of
> the mumlim community we have detained.
I don't agree with this statement. Would you also apply this logic to US
domestic terrorism - such as the current anthrax outrage, or the horrific
Oklahoma bombing? Timothy McVeigh presumably blended into the law abiding
white male population; but no-one would suggest that consequently all white
males are 'legitimate targets', surely? So what is it about this specific
terrorist act that makes you support this type of action; is it just the
horrific scale of the fatalities, or something else?
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