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James Foley´s murder should only stiffen
our resolve to destroy the Islamic State

Telegraph [UK], by Shashank Joshi

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 8/20/2014 6:04:51 AM

There is something disturbing about the fact that the murder of a single Westerner should elicit greater shock and garner more attention than the torture and killing of hundreds upon hundreds of Syrians and Iraqis stretching back years, but if this is what it takes to bring home the sadism and cruelty of the so-called caliphate, so be it. I did not watch the Islamic State’s propaganda snuff movie of James Foley’s murder (the word “execution” is utterly misplaced), and it should not be screened, circulated, or given undue publicity, but the audio clips convey one of it’s most chilling

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I didn´t watch the video, either, nor did I listen to the sound track. It didn´t come as a surprise to read that the killer is British--remember Lee Rigby? Joshi wonders what effect on future US-British action will surface from this brutality.

Ask Israel. In short, the answer is "No more Mr. Nice Guy." Why? Again, in short, "they want to kill us, let´s get them first." Very simply, you cannot reason with unreasonable people. Israel has proved that repeatedly in this latest conflict with Hamas.


      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 8/20/2014 6:34:59 AM     (No. 9973018)

Obama will read about this in the newspaper as soon as he gets up at 10am.Of course he´ll need a couple sots of Visine to clear his eyes up first.

Something this hideous should call for a full scale retaliation by Obama,just don´t hold your breath..

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mws50, 8/20/2014 7:51:02 AM     (No. 9973088)

Sometimes good people must rise up and shoot the crap out of bad people. If we had a real USA President, ISIS would disappear from the face of our planet.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: msjena, 8/20/2014 8:07:25 AM     (No. 9973115)

But it won´t. BTW, is this terrorist group really any match for the US military? If not, what are we waiting for?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: FunOne, 8/20/2014 9:49:49 AM     (No. 9973331)

The evil that is Islamic radicalism was fully demonstrated on 9-11-2001. Did it suggest to Americans that these kind of people are a serious threat to our lives? The answer is obvious as a decade later we placed a Muslim in the White House. Americans sure are good sports, huh?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: curious1, 8/20/2014 10:02:34 AM     (No. 9973358)

#2, along with all the other mooselims - ISIS is just one snake head from the mooselim body - they all need to be charcoaled...

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