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Posted By: Jim Carroll
14-Apr-19 - 10:58 AM
Thread Name: BS: Should 'Jihadi bride' come back to UK?
Subject: RE: BS: Should 'Jihadi bride' come back to UK?
"Mr Fox; Join Us in the Song "
Not sure who your "middle class intellectuals" is aimed at Al
I'm a retired electrician who was taught to respect all forms of human life with all its failings
This young woman became a victim of a policy of ignoring the acts of a mass murderer until his crimes became too obvious to ignore
Even when they did, our Government chose to do nothing about them, so thousands of young Muslims stepped into the gap that western policy created
There is no agreed definition of a Jihadist - it is a religious term which has nothing whatever to do with terrorism, but has become such through deliberate misuse
Britain's hands have been soaked in Syrian blood since Assad came to [power - they were fully aware of the mass murder and torture that was taking place, yet the regime remained our ally to the extent that we licenced much of the equipment that was used against peaceful protesters demanding the end to poverty and persecution, not just in Syria but in the rest of the Arab world
Cameron launched a massive arms fair a week after the Arab Spring protests started
I see great parallels between the inhman manner in which this girl is being treated and how my father was treated when he came back from fighting fascism in Spain
The West's inaction helped empower Isis, now its victims are exiled to live in squalor - they incluce both the Syrian refugees who will be refused entry to Britain when/if Brexit is settled, and those who went off to take up the fight that Britain should have waged
Those who did this have shamed Britain
Jim