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marti1900

Al Qaeda Attacks in London

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What cowards.These weasel radicals don't remain in Afghanistan and Iraq. They only leave their old, their women and children and some normal people there. The real radicals always love the pleasures of a life in the industrial countries. And I also wonder why all the Saudi Mullahs have beautiful homes in Maryland, when the USA is the home of the devil.I'm currently trying to reach two friends who live there. No word yet.Marti in Mexico
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Good luck finding your friends Marti.So...Is the world safer?Not by a long shot.Mr. P. The one thing of which I am positive is that there is much of which to be negative - Mr. P.The pain in hell has two sides. The kind you can touch with your hand; the kind you can feel in your heart...Scorsese's "Mean Streets"I came to kick ass and chew Bubble Gum...and I am all out of Bubble Gum - They Live, Roddy Piper
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The century long battle with the IRA was just a warm up for the main event, in Great Britain, I fear.As the systemic failures leading to collapse of the world society begin to increase in number and magnitude, we can expect a great deal more of the same kind of chaotic violence.Is there any effective political leadership of the democratic nations that appreciates the urgency for change that may be able to reverse our course toward global collapse?? WW
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You are such a comfort to me, WW.Marti in Mexico
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Good luck Marti, I hope your friends are alive and unharmed.I have an odd view on this. I was in London for a month recently, returning less than a month ago. The two nearest tube stations to where I was staying were Goodge Street and Russell Square. I used both from time to time. In fact, I got to Heathrow by taking the tube and got on at Russell Square. As some of you may be wondering why I mention the RS name several times, it's one of the locations where an explosion took place. ...[T]o ignore the classics is ultimately to weaken the very foundations of our society. - James Atlas, Book Wars: What it Takes to be Educated in America
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I heard from one of my friends, and she said the cell phone system is overloaded, so I am still waiting to hear from the other.All of life is often a matter of a deviation of seconds as to whether we live or die, isn't it.Glad you are back among us, Tacitus. If you were still in London, .......Marti in Mexico
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Has it been confirmed that al Qaeda is responsible? Of course, that seems like a good guess, but it's always possible that another group is responsible. That the attacks were apparantly timed to coincide with the G8 summit is suggestive, to say the least.
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The most ridiculous suggestion I heard was that it was the french, angry that they didn't get the 2012 games. They really hate the French here.Anyway, the attacks were more than likely Al Queda. No warning, at rush hour designed to have maximum impact on the stock exchange and during the G8 summit. Meh, I'd always wondered why terrorist groups hadn't attacked the tube. It would be incredibly easy. But most groups don't go for maximum civilian casualties. You could have bombed the tubes at an earlier hour and caused a similar amount of disruption. It would be incredibly difficult to manage to blow up a tube if you gave a decent warning. I guess that is why other groups never bothered.Anyway, far as I can tell, the city is getting back to normal. ONly downer for me is that sterling just went down on the stock market, so if I go home at the end of the summer as I had planned, I won't make what I would have.
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Well, the pound sterling has been falling since about the middle of June anyway, and now hit a 19 month low., but this attack produced some controlled panic in the markets. But I think by the time you go at the end of summer, you may get a boost as the usual fall uptake starts to be felt.....unless there is more bad news.Marti in Mexico
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It was no doubt an Islamic Taliban terrorist group-It was the Al-Qaeda-no questions asked.They're going to make more "hits" in the near feature.I hope we find ALL of them and put bullets in they're brains. Edited by: capecodindependant at: 7/8/05 3:22 pm
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