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Despite many years of seeing such attacks, this takes the absolute biscuit, cake, and associated cutlery. http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/10/06/uk-iraq-violence-idUKBRE99504U20131006 A suicide bomber has detonated a truck borne explosive device. His target? A primary school. Early indications are that at least 15 are dead. I cannot imagine a more perfect example of the deranged and nihilistic agenda of Al Qaeda. Nor a more powerful counter-argument to those who say we must accomodate and negotiate with them.
I thought this merited its own thread, rather than continuing the thread about the child castration cannibal guy. * The question occurred to me while reading about the Boston bombing debate on the BBC The BBC mention that some US commentators want the bombers to be treated as enemy combatants. My question is: why not paedophiles? Paedophiles have a clear agenda, they share advice, and they network and work together to cause horrific injuries and death. Indeed, several orders of magnitude more deaths and injuries than terrorism. Apparently the principle is that if a bad guy is