Do you think it's possible to win a war on terror

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Is it possible to win the war on terror?

  1. Yes, we'll eventually win and military involvement won't be necessary

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  2. No, it'll never end and we'll be chasing terrorists until the end of time.

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  1. Dr.Drock
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    Pretty cut and dry
     
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    Yes. Very simply, everytime they kill one of us, we kill one-hundred of them. They'll submit eventually or be wiped out.
     
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    I dunno, seems like to me if your response to killing one of us is to kill 100 people you'd create a lot of terrorists who were angry about the people we killed.


    Seems like a never-ending cycle.
     
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    Yes....

    But we have to stop this politically correct bullshit, go whole hog, and stop pulling punches... open up ever means of attack at our disposal.. show zero tolerance for rogue nations that coddle or support these terrorist groups... the current way we have been trying to handle this leads us nowhere

    You don't retaliate against a murderous attacker with a slap on the arm, and you don't pussyfoot around with terrorists
     
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    War on drugs.
    War on poverty.
    War on terruh.
    War on stupidity.
    All failing and will continue to do so.

    War on Freedom ? WINNING !
    Why ?
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    Terrorism is a tactic that has been employed since the beginning of time. It will never be wiped out. You respond to terrorism just like you would respond to any crime.
     
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    We have a war that whose goals are not defined, what does victory look like? This president nor Bush properly defined what victory is.

    It took us less time to conquer Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan than a third world shit hole like Afghanistan. We must elect someone that will actually end these endless military adventures.
     
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    And so the alternative is what? Are you suggesting people should just submit to what the terrorists want
     
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    You can't end terror

    But that doesn't mean you shouldn't go after organized groups that engage in terror tactics. The US has been very successful in going after terrorist leaders, funding and most importantly public support.

    We still need to remain vigilent in cutting down on vulnerable targets, reporting suspicious behavior and monitoring terrorist activities.

    We can't win totally, but we can come close
     
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    Thats because in Germany and Japan we did what was necessary to win, at the time we were not concerned with winning the hearts and minds of the Japanese and German people. Right now in Afghanistan we are trying to win a war and not offend the Afghans at the same time, thats a recipe for failure.
     

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