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What unites Isis and al-Qaeda?
Blowing up American planes

Telegraph [UK], by Con Coughlin

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 7/3/2014 2:46:58 PM

Ever since Islamist militants emerged as the dominant force in the conflicts in Iraq and Syria, much has been written about how groups such Isis, which is currently in the process of establishing an Islamic Caliphate in northern Iraq, should be distinguished from the mainstream al-Qaeda movement. Isis fighters are so extreme, or so the argument goes, that even al-Qaeda is appalled at their barbarous treatment of their fellow Muslims, to the extent that Ayman al-Zawahiri, al-Qaeda´s somewhat isolated leader, has attempted to disown them. But as transportation chiefs on both sides of the Atlantic are now giving active consideration


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Reply 1 - Posted by: paperpuncher, 7/3/2014 3:41:19 PM     (No. 9910012)

If these guys get their feces covered little hands on stinger missiles, look out. There will not be a safe flight out of any airport in the world.

"particularly when they can move easily through the desert wilderness from one ungoverned space to another." This sounds a bit like the desert wilderness between Mexico and the Southwest.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Butch, 7/3/2014 4:42:48 PM     (No. 9910057)

When W was in office, we had a serious anti-terror regimen in place. We were kicking Al Qaida´s butt everywhere we found them. Now, after Obama recklessly declared that Al Qaida is on the ropes? Not so much.

And let´s not forget the MSM´s role in the collapse of the War on Terror. They vilified Bush and Cheney and Tony Blair, who were all willing to do the dirty work to keep us safe. Now, no public official will touch the War on Terror, and who can blame them? No one wants to be vilified day after day in the press.

So, we no longer have an effective War on Terror, thanks to Obama and the MSM - and thanks to every voter who pull the lever for Obama, twice. Thanks guys.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JimS, 7/3/2014 4:49:27 PM     (No. 9910061)

When I read things like this, I often wonder why we don´t just nuke Syria and be done with it..
Too bad. So sad. My bad.
And for every subsequent jihadi attack, nuke another.
Ultimately, I believe they´d get the message.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 7/3/2014 6:46:32 PM     (No. 9910152)

Hmm. There are two edges on that sword. Annoy the USA past the limit of patience and find all those B-52s and dumb bombs now in storage.

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