Think about it

If someone says London was bombed because of their involvement in Iraq, or the U.S. involvement in the Mideast was the reason for the repeated attacks (USS Cole, World Trade Center bombing, WTC and Pentagon hit with planes, etc.) we suffered then ask them to think about this:

More than 80 Iraqis have been killed in at least 11 suicide attacks since London had its first taste of suicide bombings a week ago today. In the first half of this year more than 1,000 Iraqis have died in about 130 suicide attacks. It has been a sustained terror assault that has steadily grown in intensity and has no precedent in Israel, Beirut or anywhere else.

The Islamic extremists are killing thousands of Iraqis.  Many, if not most, of them are Muslim.  Further food for thought is available in the same article:

THE local kids rushed to greet the US patrol. “Hello, Mister,” they cried to the American soldiers, who started handing out chocolate bars and keyrings. At that moment a car sped from a side street and exploded right next to the crowd gathered around the Humvee.

More than 30 Baghdad youngsters, aged between six and 15, were killed yesterday in a suicide bombing that marked a new level of depravity even in a city used to daily carnage.

One woman, Hana Ali, failed to find her 11-year-old son at the hospital. When she returned to the blast scene, she found his head in the rubble.

“They killed all the children of the neighbourhood,” wept Radhi Hamud, but he was one of the “lucky” ones. His 13-year-old son, Husam, was among another 30 or so children who were merely maimed. Husam lost both his legs.

So what’s the motivation?  Osama bin Laden told us.  And in this fight, who is a legitimate target (credit to Clayton Cramer)?

Asked what constituted a legitimate target, Bakri said: “We don’t make a distinction between civilians and non-civilians, innocents and non-innocents. Only between Muslims and non-believers. And the life of an unbeliever has no value. It has no sanctity.”

Think about it.