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Offline musiclady

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ISIS destroys shrines and mosques, may be targeting Mecca
« on: July 09, 2014, 08:01:12 PM »
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Re: ISIS destroys shrines and mosques, may be targeting Mecca
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2014, 08:01:49 PM »
Unbelievable.   Destroying their own country and its history in the name of Muslim "purity."
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Re: ISIS destroys shrines and mosques, may be targeting Mecca
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2014, 08:02:57 PM »
Unbelievable.   Destroying their own country and its history in the name of Muslim "purity."

They've been doing it since Islam existed.

But if they go for Mecca, they will have the Saudis all over them and it will not be pretty.
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Re: ISIS destroys shrines and mosques, may be targeting Mecca
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2014, 08:04:32 PM »
They've been doing it since Islam existed.

But if they go for Mecca, they will have the Saudis all over them and it will not be pretty.

It's the destruction of Mecca that is unprecedented.

And no, the consequences of their doing that will not be pretty.....    **nononono*
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Re: ISIS destroys shrines and mosques, may be targeting Mecca
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2014, 08:06:01 PM »
It's the destruction of Mecca that is unprecedented.

And no, the consequences of their doing that will not be pretty.....    **nononono*

It would be a good thing.  The Saudis will exterminate them like the vermin that they are.
"...And these atomic bombs which science burst upon the world that night were strange, even to the men who used them."  H. G. Wells, The World Set Free, 1914

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Re: ISIS destroys shrines and mosques, may be targeting Mecca
« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2014, 08:11:43 PM »
It would be a good thing.  The Saudis will exterminate them like the vermin that they are.

NO argument there!
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Re: ISIS destroys shrines and mosques, may be targeting Mecca
« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2014, 08:29:10 PM »
From the article:
[[ The nihilistic jihadis, led by self-proclaimed descendant of Prophet Muhammad Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, have already bulldozed or blown up some of the most sacred places in Iraq, and seem bent on killing and destroying anyone or anything that does not measure up to their twisted vision of Islam. Experts say the group, which originally stood for Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, but now simply calls itself "Islamic State," has appointed itself the leading proponent of the Muslim faith. ]]

My thoughts:
More power to 'em !!

The more dead muslims from their rampage, the better.

Let them pile each other up like cordwood...

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Re: ISIS destroys shrines and mosques, may be targeting Mecca
« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2014, 08:44:33 PM »
It's the destruction of Mecca that is unprecedented.

And no, the consequences of their doing that will not be pretty.....    **nononono*

Exactly right.  House Saud considers the protection of Mecca and Medina as the sacred duty of the Dynasty, and there is no way they will just run away and let ISIS waltz anywhere near either.  Saudi Arabia has a very large, well equipped, well supplied, well ammunitioned and very well dedicated professional military.  I have no doubt whatsoever that they have been monitoring ISIS closely and already have well laid plans in place to deal with them once they cross a line in the sand.

The bottom line is that ISIS will never get near either Mecca or Medina.  It simply will not happen because it will not be allowed.




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