Re: US Tragedy

From: Christopher Walker (
Date: Tue Sep 18 2001 - 00:32:15 BST

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    Scott Chase wrote:
    Yes Britain has had more than its fair share of terrorism to deal with and
    y'all might be hardened by this. Fingers may be pointed at the US about how
    our foreign policy decisions may have played a major role in the generation
    of terrorism, whether our friendship with Israel or our dealings with Afghan
    rebels. The UK may see parallels in how they've dealt with the +ACI-Irish
    problem+ACI- and +ACI-the Troubles+ACI-.

    The actions of the IRA militants are deplorable, but

    Part of the British (and Irish) experience is the result of funding by
    Noraid, which (unlike Osama bin Laden) is US based and 'registered and
    recognised by the US Government in good standing'. Like al-Qaida, the
    Provisional IRA has been (and the Real IRA continues to be) a terrorist

    Notwithstanding that 'but'.


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