|Stephen Malkamus writes:
Its amazing that Lindsey can sit in New Zealand, free from any rational fears of terrorism because his government rightly has not gotten involved in this whole mess and call people who dare question the war in Iraq as Saddamites -- while reaping praise on Reagan's corpse, they guy who started t US funding of the radical islamic mujahedin and Saddam Hussein...I never gave Hussein a dime -- if I'm a Saddamite, what does that make Reagan?Right: nobody in New Zealand needs to fear terrorism because New Zealand is uninvolved in the Iraq war. Presumably, only those countries involved in the Iraq war need to fear terrorism.
Too bad that of the countries involved in the Iraq war, the one least involved has been bombed (Spain), but those most involved have not been (the US, UK, Poland, the Czech Republic).
Meanwhile, Bali, Istanbul, Damascus, and Riyadh have been bombed, and the bombing of Amman was thwarted at the last minute. Alas, Bali is nowhere near Iraq, the Turkish government was against the Iraq war, the Syrian government supports the Iraqi insurgency, Amman supported the Ba'ath regime in violation of the UN sanctions, and Saudi Arabia was adamantly against the Iraq war as well.
I won't bother to find the link, but I recently read a story in the New York Times about Islamist terrorist cells now operating in South Africa. I guess they're operating there to retaliate against South Africa's involvement in the Iraq war, right? You remember that, don't you--the great South African offensive against Baghdad? Wait: you missed it? Funny. So did I.
Here's what I find amazing: that people can insist on making claims about terrorism when almost 100% of what they say is the exact reverse of what the evidence indicates.