Defining Terrorism

S. Dale Morrey sdalemorrey at gmail.com
Mon Jun 24 22:27:50 MDT 2013


Ooops missed a citation, sorry about that...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1953_Iranian_coup_d%27%C3%A9tat


On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 10:22 PM, S. Dale Morrey <sdalemorrey at gmail.com>wrote:

> Terrorism - The act of inciting terror for the purposes of spreading an
> ideology.
> Also Miriam Webster defines it as "the systematic use of terror especially
> as a means of coercion"
>
> Either works fine.
>
> See
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banana_republic#The_original_banana_republic
>
> and
>
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_involvement_in_the_Mexican_Revolution#U.S._military_decorations
>
> for specific details of where I'm coming from on that claim.
>
> We've been actively engaged in similar operations for longer and there are
> also more recent events, these were just the ones I could remember off the
> top of my head.
> I mean you do know that we trained Osama Bin Laden ourselves, and we also
> aided directly in the overthrow of the lawful government of Iran.  These
> are documented facts that our own government admits to.
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Cyclone
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 10:09 PM, Daniel C. <dcrookston at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 11:58 PM, S. Dale Morrey <sdalemorrey at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Were I ever elected or appointed to a position of real power, my first
>> act
>> > would be to round up every single living politician and charge them with
>> > corruption and as accomplices to War Crimes, Treason and Terrorism (yes
>> we
>> > as a nation are state sponsors of terrorism, but we actually reached
>> that
>> > point almost 100 years ago).
>>
>> So what's your definition of terrorism?
>>
>> -Dan
>>
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