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Counter Terrorism

  • Date Submitted: 01/28/2010 10:23 AM
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“If we do not counter terrorism with force and more force, then we are holding the gun against our own heads.” This view is shared by some of the most powerful men in the world. George Bush, for example, was willing to spend millions of dollars and use thousands of lives to express his support of the idea. He and his followers have refused to see what is plainly in front of them – that people who have lost too much in America’s conquests are the mastermind of terrorism. Killing more of these people will only spark more anger and cause more attacks, and there will undoubtedly be heavy losses on both sides if force is used. It has also become apparent that the only purpose of America’s attack on Iraq is to seize its oil fields, so other countries helping it is only making themselves a target for terrorists.

Terrorism today is largely made up of Islamic and Muslim Jihad, or Holy War. The people who fight the Holy War have lost family and friends in America’s conquests and want revenge. They do not even care about dying anymore, so killing more of these people will only make them angrier. Therefore, the use of force against terrorists will only prompt more attacks. We must remember that most of these people are ready to die to let their cause be heard anyway. For every terrorist we kill, ten will be prompted to follow in his or her footstep. Using force against terrorists will only worsen the problem.    

The use of heavy force against terrorists will also mean losses on both sides. Terrorists have shown that they are perfectly capable of annihilating their enemies. So attempting to kill terrorists will not only invite more attacks, it will also get many of the Allies’ troops killed. All this killing will only amount to more attacks, more counterattacks, and more troops, terrorists and innocent civilians killed or wounded.

There is also the fact that the true, deceptive nature of George Bush’s War on Terror is now being...


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  1. Retaliation Brings no peace.
    • Apr 08, 2010 - Evaluator: (Heartpiece)
    • It is finally proven that Americas war is injustice.it is for the private gain. Do not target Muslims a lot, do not blame them as terrorists.. Your war worths nothing but an increase in your terrorists..