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Compare the deaths of American citizens in conflicts..

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout: Debate & Discussion' started by Mathloom, Oct 26, 2014.

  1. Mathloom

    Mathloom Contributing Member

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    It is amazing to me that an American citizen has been shot dead by an allied military and no one posted it here. According to the IDF, the kid was throwing rocks while a man somewhere near him was preparing a firebomb - which makes me wonder why they shot the boy and not the man with the firebomb. Then again we would be idiots to believe the IDF or the Palestinian authorities regarding such incidents given the pattern of lies they've both displayed.

    Lots of details in the article:
    https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/10/25/compare-u-s-responds-killing-americans-based-killing/
     
  2. AroundTheWorld

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    Why did the young man who was killed attack the Israeli Defense Forces as part of the group that was preparing firebombs? Seems like the IDF were clearly acting in self-defense. I am pretty sure that when a group of attackers is throwing firebombs at you, you cannot ask them for their passport to verify their age and citizenship. In any case, it is the correct reaction by the USA to wait for the result of the investigation. The Islamist propaganda machine is trying to exploit this for their anti-Israel smear campaigns. Wouldn't surprise me if they shot the young man themselves.
     
  3. Dairy Ashford

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    Most American teenagers aren't throwing rocks at armed soldiers, so thank the ****ty, nihilistic example of schizophrenic Palestinian adults before whining about diplomatic press releases.
     
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    Did they make a video detailing the killing and was it an execution? Furthermore did the soldiers denounce the US and declare war against the US during the video?
     
  5. Space Ghost

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    Generally I respect your post/beliefs, as I do with anyone who gives a reasonable debate on their beliefs. However, your blatant omission of the age and your insistence on labeling him a "boy" or "kid" is disgusting. Present the facts, not your twisted ideology. This is the problem with the Middle East in general. Its centuries of religious brainwashing that keeps the region living 10 centuries in the past.
     
  6. ChievousFTFace

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    Throwing molotovs at armed soldiers is pretty much a bad idea...
     

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