T Nation

Algeria Explosions

http://www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/africa/12/11/algeria.blast/index.html

So know body claimed responsibility for this yet, but I am willing to make some wild off the cuff guesses here…This was done by a bunch of angry American Jews who hate Algeria…No, no, wait! I know! I bet my nuts that muslims did this! It has the ear-marks of Hillary’s friends al qaeda…
Anybody wanna predict the condemnation for this? Something to the effect of this was very bad, but if it wasn’t for Israel existing or the U.S. policies, the terrorists wouldn’t have to do this…

[quote]pat36 wrote:
http://www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/africa/12/11/algeria.blast/index.html

So know body claimed responsibility for this yet, but I am willing to make some wild off the cuff guesses here…This was done by a bunch of angry American Jews who hate Algeria…No, no, wait! I know! I bet my nuts that muslims did this! It has the ear-marks of Hillary’s friends al qaeda…
Anybody wanna predict the condemnation for this? Something to the effect of this was very bad, but if it wasn’t for Israel existing or the U.S. policies, the terrorists wouldn’t have to do this… [/quote]

Pat,

I wonder how lixy is going to defend this one. It was in between two u.n. buildings.

According to lixy, terrorists only target U.S. embassies.

JeffR

The UN should retreat to it’s headquarters. Through a non-interventionist policy it will be able to win over Jihadists. Because, as long as we’re willing to trade, with smile on your face and blinders on, bad guys become good guys. Or, at least they would never, ever, take violence to the international stage.

I admit I could be pretty damn premature in calling this the work of Jihadists. But, I’m willing to play the odds in this case.

You know what we really need? We need state sponsors of Jihad (or at least those that DELIBERATELY turn a blind eye) to acquire nuclear deterrents. Nuclear weapons would never make Islamic regimes bolder in their direct or indirect support of jihadist proxies. No, never. And gee, I mean, we can expect Islamic regimes to keep nuclear tech out of the hands of such proxies. I mean, they wouldn’t try to rely on the “They’re independent non-state groups, we’re not doing anything” schtick.

I really wish the head-in-the-sand crowd would wake up.

[quote]JeffR wrote:
I wonder how lixy is going to defend this one. It was in between two u.n. buildings. [/quote]

Why would I even think about defending such actions? I have family and friends in Algiers you know.

Anyway, the Algerian Constitutional Council and the offices of the United Nations were targeted. I don’t see what you mean by “in between two u.n. buildings”.

Never wrote any such thing. Understand that 200,000 Algerians died in the ongoing civil war. In September alone, 54 people were blown up in different explosions across the country.

[quote]lixy wrote:
JeffR wrote:
I wonder how lixy is going to defend this one. It was in between two u.n. buildings.

Why would I even think about defending such actions? I have family and friends in Algiers you know.

Anyway, the Algerian Constitutional Council and the offices of the United Nations were targeted. I don’t see what you mean by “in between two u.n. buildings”.

According to lixy, terrorists only target U.S. embassies.

Never wrote any such thing. Understand that 200,000 Algerians died in the ongoing civil war. In September alone, 54 people were blown up in different explosions across the country.

[/quote]

Algeria is a shithole; sounds like to me.

[quote]lixy wrote:
JeffR wrote:
I wonder how lixy is going to defend this one. It was in between two u.n. buildings.

Why would I even think about defending such actions? I have family and friends in Algiers you know.

Anyway, the Algerian Constitutional Council and the offices of the United Nations were targeted. I don’t see what you mean by “in between two u.n. buildings”.

According to lixy, terrorists only target U.S. embassies.

Never wrote any such thing. Understand that 200,000 Algerians died in the ongoing civil war. In September alone, 54 people were blown up in different explosions across the country.

[/quote]

lixy,

Do you keep track of your propaganda?

Wait, I know the answer.

On 12/3/07 at 423 a.m. (page 10 of "Why do europeans hate us?)

[quote]lixy wrote:
Why are US embassies the only ones targeted all around the world?

http://news.yahoo.com/...anti_us_protest [/quote]

To which I responded:

[quote]lixy, as usual, you suck.

Here’s Pakistan’s embassy being hit.

http://findarticles.com/…_24/ai_63674190

Here’s the Indian Embassy.

Here’s the Phillipine embassy

Australia

Russia

http://www-tech.mit.edu/.../abomb.17w.html

Turkey

http://www.turks.us/...060623101114438

Indonesia

http://www.cnn.com/...esia/index.html

I’ve said it many times, if you weren’t so transparent and clumsy, you could be dangerous.

[/quote]

It was a great response (if I do say so myself).

I’ve said it before, I should quit you lixy. You are like a bad habit that really isn’t giving me much pleasure.

However, I just can’t help myself.

JeffR

[quote]lixy wrote:
In September alone, 54 people were blown up in different explosions across the country.
[/quote]

If they were Israelis, it would be ok, I’m guessing.

Or Iraqis, the US’s fault…

I want to read how the US is to blame for this one. . . .

[quote]JeffR wrote:
lixy,

Do you keep track of your propaganda?

Wait, I know the answer.

On 12/3/07 at 423 a.m. (page 10 of "Why do europeans hate us?)

lixy wrote:
Why are US embassies the only ones targeted all around the world?

http://news.yahoo.com/...anti_us_protest
[/quote]

My comment on the other thread was about a protest, not a bomb. And I stand by that statement: US embassies are the most targeted around the world. They are egged, shouted at, stormed, etc…

There’s a huge difference between terrorists and grassroots protests. It’s common sense that any country will alienate a tiny radical group, which in turn will use terrorist tactics. It’s harder to piss off majorities, but the US - with its hundreds of bases around the world - manages to do just that. That was the topic on the “Why do Europeans hate us?” thread in case you missed it.

This one is about the Algerian civil war and the criminal activity that ensued. Try to keep up.

That tiny minority sure does get around.

Al-Qaida claims bloody Algiers bombings

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071212/ap_on_re_af/algeria_explosion

Al-Qaida in Islamic North Africa, in a posting on a militant Web site, called the U.N. offices “the headquarters of the international infidels’ den.” A U.N. official said at least 11 of its employees died.

Ahem…

[quote]lixy wrote:
JeffR wrote:
lixy,

Do you keep track of your propaganda?

Wait, I know the answer.

On 12/3/07 at 423 a.m. (page 10 of "Why do europeans hate us?)

lixy wrote:
Why are US embassies the only ones targeted all around the world?

http://news.yahoo.com/...anti_us_protest

My comment on the other thread was about a protest, not a bomb. And I stand by that statement: US embassies are the most targeted around the world. They are egged, shouted at, stormed, etc…

There’s a huge difference between terrorists and grassroots protests. It’s common sense that any country will alienate a tiny radical group, which in turn will use terrorist tactics. It’s harder to piss off majorities, but the US - with its hundreds of bases around the world - manages to do just that. That was the topic on the “Why do Europeans hate us?” thread in case you missed it.

This one is about the Algerian civil war and the criminal activity that ensued. Try to keep up.[/quote]

lixy,

Here I go again.

Ok, your comment about “only protests” is absurd. You and I both know it. You are talking about them being targeted.

Unfortunately, your original link isn’t working.

So, I’ll play along with your latest squirm.

Non-US Embassy Protests:

north korean embassy

south korean embassy

Pakistan

Chinese embassy

Indonesia

Philippines embassy

http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://simonworld.mu.nu/archives/globalisation_protest.jpg&imgrefurl=http://simonworld.mu.nu/archives/cat_wto.php&h=294&w=440&sz=47&hl=en&start=5&tbnid=2XAxIKOfHu5UIM:&tbnh=85&tbnw=127&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dphilippines%2Bembassy%2Bprotest%26gbv%3D2%26svnum%3D10%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Doff%26sa%3DX

Iranian embassy in Ottawa

Mexican Embassy

lixy, I can go on for hours.

I guess it’s come down to amusing myself at your expense. Since I expect less than nothing from you, it’s like smashing an ant with a bulldozer.

JeffR

[quote]Sloth wrote:
Al-Qaida claims bloody Algiers bombings

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071212/ap_on_re_af/algeria_explosion

Al-Qaida in Islamic North Africa, in a posting on a militant Web site, called the U.N. offices “the headquarters of the international infidels’ den.” A U.N. official said at least 11 of its employees died.

Ahem…[/quote]

Sloth,

If the u.n. would just pull out of Algeria, al qaeda wouldn’t target them.

Signed,

lixy and his pals.

[quote]Gkhan wrote:

I want to read how the US is to blame for this one. . . .[/quote]

The US - or anyone else - has nothing to do with it.

These mental defectives will murder their own children over a disagreement: http://www.nationalpost.com/nationalpost/story.html?id=159480

[quote]JeffR wrote:
Sloth wrote:
Al-Qaida claims bloody Algiers bombings

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071212/ap_on_re_af/algeria_explosion

Al-Qaida in Islamic North Africa, in a posting on a militant Web site, called the U.N. offices “the headquarters of the international infidels’ den.” A U.N. official said at least 11 of its employees died.

Ahem…

Sloth,

If the u.n. would just pull out of Algeria, al qaeda wouldn’t target them.

Signed,

lixy and his pals.
[/quote]

No, no! If the world would just retreat to their respective borders, we’d have peace. Meaning, not helping others resist Islamic seperatist groups, ignoring Islamic mass murder, ignoring the brutal oppression of women, (non)religious minorities, and homosexuals, and by withdrawing bases established on a voluntary basis, we’d have peace through free trade!

P.S. Well just damn. Reading that article again, it looks like we’d get bombed not only for being allies of Israel, but also because of our friendship with Spain and France. We must stop our support for France and Spain!

“Al-Qaida has been urging attacks on French and Spanish interests in North Africa.”

[quote]Sloth wrote:
“Al-Qaida has been urging attacks on French and Spanish interests in North Africa.”[/quote]

Wow, do these guys support Israel too? lol.

Quite right, Sloth. Dead on.

[quote]Sloth wrote:
No, no! If the world would just retreat to their respective borders, we’d have peace. [/quote]

In that case, the only ones breaking their respective borders would be islamic nutjobs bent on killing more innocent men, women and children. According to some on these boards, they are the only ones with the right to invade other countries.

Using this insane logic, as long as a common border exists between 2 countries, killing, war and jihad is ok to pacifists, I guess…

[quote]Sloth wrote:
That tiny minority sure does get around.[/quote]

Like the flu…

Algerians react to Tuesday’s bombing

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7140391.stm

[quote]lixy wrote:
Algerians react to Tuesday’s bombing

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7140391.stm [/quote]

Great… when the going gets tough the tough call on the west…“I don’t reject the possible involvement of the US or the West” Strait out of the article you posted. To that person I say “fuck you” If we go you will criticize us and blame us for everything. Deal with it yourselves!!!