Navy Net - Royal Navy Community

Register a free account today to become a member! Once signed in, you'll be able to participate on this site by adding your own topics and posts, as well as connect with other members through your own private inbox!

More double standards regarding terrorists

It appears that being a terrorist is not a barrier to US residence.
One of the Rainbow warrior crushers is living there and selling arms to the govt. to boot.
Rainbow warrior terrorist

Don't you just love it, we don't negotiate with terrorists but the FBI will buy weapons from one.
We don't negotiate with terrorists, but some of the worst bottom feeder IRA terrorists are now in politics, sat at the same tables as our politicos'.
 

stirling2

Banned
Lingyai said:
It appears that being a terrorist is not a barrier to US residence.
One of the Rainbow warrior crushers is living there and selling arms to the govt. to boot.
Rainbow warrior terrorist

Don't you just love it, we don't negotiate with terrorists but the FBI will buy weapons from one.
We don't negotiate with terrorists, but some of the worst bottom feeder IRA terrorists are now in politics, sat at the same tables as our politicos'.
....and vote them in as President of thier country.
 

_Artemis_

Badgeman
Presumably there comes a point where a certain measure of forgiveness has to occur? It may not be ideal, but since this isn't an ideal world, there's something to be said for efficiency and a broadly best-case utilitarian outcome. If we hadn't had the Good Friday agreement, the murders in NI might still be going on: it does leave a bit of a bad taste in the mouth, but perhaps it's better to have McGuiness at Stormont than for the violence to continue?

Ref the Rainbow Warrior: just another example of states being happy to welcome terrorists or criminals who have something valuable to offer and who do not appear to be a threat to that country (cf. Nazi scientists being settled in Britain and the US). Comes down to efficiency again, rightly or wrongly.
 

AfterSSE

War Hero
That's actually ironic when you think about it, the Greenpeace crowd aren't exactly daisies...(eco terrorists) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eco-terrorism

kinda wish we had of run over a few of them in the harbour on a few occasions....
 
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
MoD_RSS New funding to double nursing apprentices and help deliver 50,000 more nurses MoD News 0
MoD_RSS New competition regime for tech giants to give consumers more choice and control over their data, and ensure businesses are fairly treated MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Record numbers of doctors and 14,813 more nurses working in the NHS MoD News 0
MoD_RSS £10 billion package to build more homes and level up communities MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Green industrial revolution in sight as government sets out plans for more clean energy MoD News 0
MoD_RSS UK secures vital rollover trade deal with Canada and agrees to start negotiating more advanced deal next year MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Thousands more health workers to benefit from visa extensions MoD News 0
MoD_RSS NHS Test and Trace processes more tests and contacts more positive cases MoD News 0
MoD_RSS New rail tech roll-out set to bring more reliable journeys and boost jobs MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Border Force in Northern Ireland seize more than 2 tonnes of black market tobacco MoD News 0
MoD_RSS £175 million more for cycling and walking as research shows public support MoD News 0
MoD_RSS More than 2 million people reached by NHS Test and Trace MoD News 0
MoD_RSS More than 19,000 jobs created by Kickstart Scheme so far MoD News 0
MoD_RSS More rapid COVID-19 tests to be rolled out across England MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Consultation on next steps for more environmentally friendly haulage MoD News 0
MoD_RSS More than £9 million funding for green Scottish businesses MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Over 13,700 more nurses working in the NHS MoD News 0
MoD_RSS More Afghan interpreters to move to the UK as scheme extends MoD News 0
MoD_RSS More Nightingale Courts open as temporary jury rooms rolled out MoD News 0
MoD_RSS 588 more arts organisations saved by £76 million in latest Culture Recovery Fund grants MoD News 0
MoD_RSS UK Government helps more than 50,000 businesses in Wales MoD News 0
MoD_RSS UK Government helps more than 79,000 businesses in Scotland MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Students to be given more time to prepare for 2021 exams MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Queen honours teachers, social workers and more MoD News 0
MoD_RSS More than £1m in refunds secured for care home residents MoD News 0
MoD_RSS More than 4 million applications to the EU Settlement Scheme MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Extended measures to protect more areas of England from coronavirus MoD News 0
MoD_RSS “Our fresh start means we can make all four corners of the United Kingdom stronger and more prosperous than ever before” MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Cash boost to get more kids cycling and walking to school MoD News 0
MoD_RSS More than 1 in 10 people in England have now been tested for coronavirus MoD News 0
MoD_RSS 14,199 more NHS nurses and nursing student acceptances rise by 23% MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Record numbers offered flu vaccine as those with flu and COVID-19 more likely to die MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Women make up more than a third of all board members across the FTSE 350 for the first time MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Eight more Nightingale Courts to deliver justice MoD News 0
MoD_RSS More Afghan interpreters who risked their lives supporting British troops to begin new lives in the UK MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Restrictions for more areas in north west, West Yorkshire and midlands to tackle rising infection rates MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Yemen has “never looked more likely to slide into famine”, Foreign Secretary warns MoD News 0
MoD_RSS More than £500 million for social care to reduce coronavirus transmission over winter MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Ofsted seeks to make oversight of subcontractors more comprehensive and transparent MoD News 0
MoD_RSS More domestic abuse charities to benefit from government funding boost MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Official figures show that the furlough scheme has worked: saving jobs and helping more than half of employees back to work already MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Consumers and businesses to be given more control of data under new laws MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Public safety boost with more secure accommodation for prison leavers MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Scottish diners eat more than 6.3 million meals to support hospitality sector MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Foreign Secretary commits to more effective and accountable aid spending under new Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office MoD News 0
I No more hot-bunking? Joining Up - Royal Navy Recruiting 6
MoD_RSS More than half a billion pounds to help people return home from hospital MoD News 0
MoD_RSS More targeted action in local areas to curb the spread of coronavirus MoD News 0
MoD_RSS More than 100,000 young people supported as violence reduction units get new funding boost MoD News 0
MoD_RSS NHS nurse numbers continue rising with 13,840 more than last year MoD News 0
Similar threads


















































Latest Threads

Top