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Afghanistan is safer than Paris

Posted: Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:01 am
by Going South
Afghanistan is safer than Paris.

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism.

Interior Minister Gerard Collomb made it official. France is "in a state of war”.

It’s not just rhetoric. Bombs turn up in a posh Parisian suburb. Two young women are butchered at a train station. And it’s just another week of an Islamic World War III being fought in France.

From the November attacks in 2015 that killed 130 people and wounded another 400+, to the Bastille Day truck ramming attack last year that killed 86 and wounded 458, the war is real.

French casualties in France are worse than in Afghanistan. The French lost 70 people to Islamic terrorist attacks in Afghanistan. And 239 to Islamic terrorist attacks in France.

The French losses in Afghanistan were suffered in over a decade of deployment in one of the most dangerous Islamic areas in the world. The French losses in France were suffered in less than two years.

There’s something very wrong when Afghanistan is safer than Paris.

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What goes for France also goes for Western Europe. And for the West.

The French combination of social appeasement and police state enforcement isn’t working. The same model ultimately fails wherever it’s applied. Breaking up terror cells and stopping attacks is far better than the alternative, but the scale of the problem will always continue increasing because of demographic growth and a globalized terror infrastructure.

Demographics dictate that France’s terror problem will only keep growing. And the French authorities understand this. That’s why its governments increasingly talk about Islamic terrorism as a lasting threat.

Our War on Terror has squandered endless blood and treasure while avoiding the root cause. Western nations deploy massive armies to root out small terror networks while allying with their Gulf backers. Soldiers patrol major cities waiting for a terrorist or several terrorists to attack. Meanwhile the mosques that indoctrinate them to hate and kill non-Muslims are also protected by those same soldiers.

That’s not how you win a war. It’s how you lose everything.

http://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/268052/ ... greenfield

Re: Afghanistan is safer than Paris

Posted: Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:06 am
by Katto
I get the point, but Marseilles is a long way from Paris

Re: Afghanistan is safer than Paris

Posted: Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:45 am
by bolero
France is in a state of war, I agree with that.

Re: Afghanistan is safer than Paris

Posted: Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:48 am
by bolero
As a tourist, earlier I would have loved to visit France.

Not anymore. One has to be alert all the time.

One can say that for Europe, but especially France and now England as well.

Re: Afghanistan is safer than Paris

Posted: Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:31 am
by Boycs
Yes I’ve been uncertain about visiting any of the european capitals recently

Re: Afghanistan is safer than Paris

Posted: Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:44 am
by Katto
bolero wrote:As a tourist, earlier I would have loved to visit France.

Not anymore. One has to be alert all the time.

One can say that for Europe, but especially France and now England as well.


and Belgium and Germany and Netherlands...aaaand Sweden

Re: Afghanistan is safer than Paris

Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:44 pm
by Going South
if you have plans to visit Australia do it quick. ;)

Re: Afghanistan is safer than Paris

Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:40 pm
by Katto
Going South wrote:if you have plans to visit Australia do it quick. ;)


valid point