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Taliban numbers 2001-2021 (Original Post) ExciteBike66 Oct 2023 OP
Oh, I get it. paleotn Oct 2023 #1
so invade and Hamas grows lapfog_1 Oct 2023 #2
how much do you hear of al Quade and ISIS these days? Beastly Boy Oct 2023 #3
What was the population in 2001 and today ? JI7 Oct 2023 #4

paleotn

(17,721 posts)
1. Oh, I get it.
Sat Oct 14, 2023, 06:33 AM
Oct 2023

Just give them what they want and they'll never pull this stunt again. Oh, wait.

You do realize, that unlike Fatah in the West Bank, Hamas' stated goal is the complete destruction of Israel and the murder of every Jew in Palestine. But don't think I support Israel unconditionally. I do not and wish we could collectively knock some sense into Israel and the Palestinians alike. Plenty of blame to go around but last weekend was so far beyond the pale that Israel has no other viable alternative.

lapfog_1

(29,058 posts)
2. so invade and Hamas grows
Sat Oct 14, 2023, 06:56 AM
Oct 2023

don't invade and Hamas wins this war and grows.

what's behind door number 3?

well, I suppose you could just bomb the hell out of the 140 sq miles, then invade and kill anything left.

That's not a real alternative.

So what is the alternative?

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