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No, no, I am not at all saying that it is ok to kill innocent people. I do condemn 9-11. Of course! That kind of stuff cannot be justified. But I also find no justification for invading Iraq. We teach our kids that two wrong do not make a right. Well, instead of killing bin Laden (who, btw, is still alive and well!!!), we invaded some other country that had nothing to do with our 9-11 and the civilian death-toll is now around 100,000--that is 37 times (!) more than the 9-11 deaths. I don't know who started this conflict--the Muslims when they invaded the Christian Constantinople (it is still occupied and known as Istanbul), the popes who sent knights to free the city (unsuccessfully), the British 100 years ago, the American oil companies in the 20th century--I don't know, but that's why we have all'em politicians who are supposed to be fixing the problem. Instead we pretend that bin Laden and the millions who support him and ones like him are jest a few bad criminals. It is indeed criminal not to see the larger issue.
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