Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 1st Jun 2012 22:53 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption "Mr. Obama decided to accelerate the attacks - begun in the Bush administration and code-named Olympic Games - even after an element of the program accidentally became public in the summer of 2010 because of a programming error that allowed it to escape Iran's Natanz plant and sent it around the world on the Internet. Computer security experts who began studying the worm, which had been developed by the United States and Israel, gave it a name: Stuxnet." And we're letting these people have unmanned drones. Seems legit.
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RE[2]: Comment by pashar
by judgen on Sat 2nd Jun 2012 11:11 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by pashar"
judgen
Member since:
2006-07-12

Wow, he might be missinformed.. but you SURE are too!
First of all, i agree that the diaspora of persian (note that i did not use the term iranian) is quite extensive, and if they all went home with a gun each, they could possibly topple the regime rather easily. That is not what the west wants though it seems. Syria is an extreme case where you do not seem to grasp that a large body of people actually LIKE Assad's regime. It is truly a civil war and although i would prefer a free and prosperous Syria, it is more likely to go down like in Libya or Egypt if that struggle is interfered with.
Next point is the balkans.. How dare you sir. The Balkans is not backwards compared to the US in several ways. (you have to define "reversed decades" to get to the point) It is in several countries freer on the personal level than the united states. Ok there is open corruption in many (not all) Balkan countries but that is rather a remnant and legacy of the previous communist regimes than from the implementation of more open markets. In the cases of Afghanistan and Iraq... they were pretty miserable beneath the thumb of the earlier regimes as well. Might not be a justification, and i do not agree with those wars for your information. But also mr/mrs pashar is only telling half of the story. Of course Hezbollah and others want to remove Israel, the muslims has been wanting it back since it was conquered. I do not support either side in this endless bloodshed, but seeing one side as evil and the other as good makes this whole argument rather silly.

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RE[3]: Comment by pashar
by Thom_Holwerda on Sat 2nd Jun 2012 11:46 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by pashar"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

I do not support either side in this endless bloodshed, but seeing one side as evil and the other as good makes this whole argument rather silly.


Bingo.

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RE[4]: Comment by pashar
by dsmogor on Sat 2nd Jun 2012 13:14 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by pashar"
dsmogor Member since:
2005-09-01

yea. except that this is exactly the stance that big media and opinion shapers create and expect from the masses: equate both sides, conclude they are worth themselves and treat it as an easy excuse for loosing interest in what happens around you.

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RE[4]: Comment by pashar
by pashar on Sat 2nd Jun 2012 15:00 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by pashar"
pashar Member since:
2006-07-12

Another good example of hypocrisy. By denying one side's right to defend itself, you definitely support other side.

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RE[3]: Comment by pashar
by otrov on Sat 2nd Jun 2012 20:55 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by pashar"
otrov Member since:
2012-06-02

Sorry I shouldn't have commented at all, I was just in a bad mood after watching a debut movie directed by UN Ambassador Angelina Jolie.

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RE[4]: Comment by pashar
by zima on Wed 6th Jun 2012 02:06 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by pashar"
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

movie directed by UN Ambassador Angelina Jolie

I can see that as becoming the root of all evil, eventually...

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