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Re: Yes it's off topic but who cares right now.
This is hardly a revelation...they've been trying to do this for years, to no avail. BTW, is it "Taleban" or "Taliban"? I always thought the latter, but that last post spelled it the former, and searches on cnn.com bring reponses both ways... On Wed, 12 Sep 2001, Arman Khalili wrote: > > The best way to eradicate all terrorists is simply to drain their financial > resources. This would have a global support and and no human life would be > sacrificed. Imagine if Osama Ben ladin would wake up and find out that he > has $0 left. He wouldn't be able to finance any of his efforts. This would > expose him and all of his followers where they could be captured and brought > to justice (chaining to a building and firing a rocket comes to mind). > > arman > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Roeland Meyer" <email@example.com> > To: "'Vadim Antonov'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Steven M. Bellovin" > <email@example.com> > > > > > |> From: Vadim Antonov [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] > > |> Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2001 2:11 PM > > |> > > |> The problem isn't terrorists - people with lunatic worldview > > |> will always > > |> exist, and there's no way to prevent that. The problem is > > |> governments > > |> which refuse to cooperate in eradicating them because they > > |> futher their > > |> goals while leaving their hands "clean". And may I to > > |> remind the truism > > |> that any government can govern only because it has support of a > > |> significant part of (maybe, brainwashed) population? > > |> > > |> As for civil liberties - reality check time. > > > > |> Those are people who _believe_ that Western civilization is > > |> evil and has > > |> to be destroyed by any means, including suicide. Those > > |> aren't isolated > > |> "crazies". Their mothers and neighbours are proud of what > > |> they did, and this is scary. > > > > Does anyone remember all those hijacking of the mid'70's? Does anyone > > realize why they stopped? Terrorist groups are like weeds. They grow over > > time. One has to regulary whack the weeds. We no longer have the weed > > whackers. > > > > James Smallacombe PlantageNet, Inc. CEO and Janitor email@example.com http://3.am =========================================================================