UBL is George Washington
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Tue Jul 6 12:32:35 PDT 2004
>Destroying an pair of buildings and killing thousands of citizens -most of
>whom couldn't give an accurate account of U.S. forces distribution in the
>MidEast- is not a step forward.
Well, I think that was the point. At least, Al-Qaeda was saying (amongst
other things) that the US public could no longer remain ignorant of US force
activities. Or at least not without significant reprecussions. It's
debateable wether they acheived this, however. The Spanish got the message,
>From: Justin <justin-cypherpunks at soze.net>
>To: cypherpunks at al-qaeda.net
>Subject: Re: UBL is George Washington
>Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2004 16:31:16 +0000
>On 2004-07-05T21:32:16+0200, Anonymous wrote:
> > Major Variola (ret) writes:
> > > The yanks did not wear regular uniforms and did not march in
> > > rows in open fields like Gentlemen. Asymmetric warfare means not
> > > playing by
> > > *their* rules.
> > But asymm warfare has to accomplish its goal. It's not being very
> > successful. The only people who are siding with al-qaeda are those
> > brains are already mush -statist socialists, to be precise. If al qaeda
>Who cares who sides with Al Qaeda? They're not keeping track of their
>sympathizers. It's foreign policy change, social change ("reform"
>perhaps?), and volunteers for martyrdom they want, not rhetorical
> > bombed government buildings or targetted the private residences or
> > of government officials, they might get more sympathy, from me at least.
>The WTC and the pentagon were specific, well-thought-out targets. The
>plane that crashed in PA was headed to the Capitol. If you're so eager
>to see Al Qaeda blow up better targets, why not suggest a few?
> > Destroying an pair of buildings and killing thousands of citizens -most
> > whom couldn't give an accurate account of U.S. forces distribution in
> > MidEast- is not a step forward.
>As everyone else pointed out, Even though the 9/11 attacks may not have
>garnered your support, it accomplished other objectives.
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