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grynch 02.05.2011 09:33

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nevermind the garbage scow in my post above ... CNN is reporting that he has been "buried" at sea.

i-b-deborah 02.05.2011 09:37

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As UTH says.......

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Originally Posted by Salsa_Lover (Post 1183166)
Great, that means the Americans will cease their invasions on all the arab world now ?


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Originally Posted by Upthehatters2008 (Post 1183162)
This changes nothing...


Tilia 02.05.2011 09:42

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Ghadaffi

....

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Originally Posted by J.L-P (Post 1183130)
Me: "I wonder who the new enemy will be?".
Both of us frowning: "hmmmm...".


grumpygrapefruit 02.05.2011 09:47

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Originally Posted by Upthehatters2008 (Post 1183162)
This changes nothing...

Well not quite. I can't help feeling that the world is a slightly more dangerous place today than it was yesterday.

Jaro 02.05.2011 09:48

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Originally Posted by grynch (Post 1183177)
nevermind mind the garbage scow in my post above ... CNN is reporting that he has been "buried" at sea.

SkyNews is saying quoting US official that his body has been "disposed of at sea"

i-b-deborah 02.05.2011 09:49

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What convenient, perfect timing! Now they can quickly whip the soldiers outa Afganistan and send them all to Libya!

WOW, they couldn't have planned it better....

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Originally Posted by Tilia (Post 1183187)
Ghadaffi

....


Castro 02.05.2011 09:49

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Originally Posted by Jaro (Post 1183196)
SkyNews is saying quoting US official that his body has been "disposed of at sea"

I thought they were going to let reporters verify the corpse at an airbase in Afghanistan :rolleyes:

Jaro 02.05.2011 09:52

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Originally Posted by Castro (Post 1183200)
I thought they were going to let reporters verify the corpse at an airbase in Afghanistan :rolleyes:

Trump will want some proof.. birth and death cert perhaps:)

marton 02.05.2011 10:05

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Originally Posted by vwild1 (Post 1183116)
quote: "A senior U.S. official tells CNN that Osama bin Laden was killed by the U.S. forces in a mansion outside the Pakistani capital of Islamabad"

source: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/POLITICS...ex.html?hpt=C1

About "in a mansion"!
I always thought Bin Laden was hiding in a mansion; but I thought in Geneva not Islamabad. :D

So much for the stories about the religious ascetic living in poverty & hardship in a remote cave.
Turns out to be living in a $1M mansion himself while sending poor children out to blow themselves up.

Mikey 02.05.2011 10:07

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Crowds gathered outside the White House in Washington DC, chanting "USA, USA" after the news emerged.
Good grief

foliorose 02.05.2011 10:09

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Originally Posted by Upthehatters2008 (Post 1183162)
This changes nothing...

I'm sure it will have a quite an effect on the election...:D Take that, Donald Trump! :rolleyes:

Quote:

Originally Posted by Salsa_Lover (Post 1183166)
Great, that means the Americans will cease their invasions on all the arab world now ?

Just a month ago, the US was being criticized for not participating more in the airstrikes on Libya (which were subsequently led by the British and the French under the direction of the UN) and for not providing arms in Libya. What invasions are you referring to? The invasion of Iraq in 2003 that Obama has made crystal clear he never supported and is doing everything he can to end? :confused:

02.05.2011 10:10

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Tim in London, says he is reminded of the words of Col Tim Collins to his troops: "If you are ferocious in battle remember to be magnanimous in victory": "The ugly, boastful scenes outside the White House cannot in any way be seen as magnaminous and is unpleasently remindful of flag-burning rallies and hate parades more commonly witnessed in those countries we suspect of being orchestras of terror."
Interesting perspective

kiwiguy08 02.05.2011 10:11

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Originally Posted by i-b-deborah (Post 1183174)
Why do the Americans have his body? What do they intend to do with it?

What should they have done? Leave it there?

I would have put the head on a spike in the town squares of Islamabad or Kabul.

They however need the body because they will give him a proper burial in accordance with islamic law. Plus they also need it in case people start to question whether he was really killed

02.05.2011 10:11

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Why did they dispose his body at sea. Makes no sense to me :confused:

Russkov 02.05.2011 10:13

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Well that puts an end to that terrorism problem.

Ouchboy 02.05.2011 10:15

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Originally Posted by porsch1909 (Post 1183221)
Why did they dispose his body at sea. Makes no sense to me :confused:

to avoid having a possible shrine to a terrorist?

foliorose 02.05.2011 10:15

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Originally Posted by porsch1909 (Post 1183221)
Why did they dispose his body at sea. Makes no sense to me :confused:

I am so with you on this one!!!! It makes no sense to have disposed of the PROOF so soon! The conspiracy theorists are going to have a heyday with this one...:(

02.05.2011 10:16

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Originally Posted by marton (Post 1183218)
& your evidence for these statements?

your evidence to osama's death were dumped in a sea, go find them ;)

Russkov 02.05.2011 10:17

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I won't believe it until I see a full-form death certificate!

terryhall 02.05.2011 10:17

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I have a mental image of Obama having a "Things to do today" list on the wall of the oval office, with a huge red tick next to "Get Bin Laden" and "End the War on Terror".

Sadly there are still huge blanks next to "Stop invading everywhere" and "Secure my next term in office".


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