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Head of UK Army Gen.David Richards: "We Cannot, Need Not Beat, al-Qaeda!"

My my, have we come a long way.

"We cannot, need not beat, Al[CIA-da]: UK Army chief"
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2010/11/beat-al-qaeda-uk-army-chief/

Original TeleGraph UK Article:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/8...

"General Sir David Richards, new head of Britain's armed forces, said the threat posed by 'al-Qaeda and its affiliates' meant Britain's national security would be at risk for at least 30 years.

"Britain's top soldier says al-Qaeda cannot be beaten: The new head of Britain's armed forces, Gen Sir David Richards, has warned that the West cannot defeat al-Qaeda and militant Islam.

By Sean Rayment, Defence Correspondent 9:30PM GMT 13 Nov 2010

He said defeating Islamist militancy was "unnecessary and would never be achieved".

However, he argued that it could be "contained" to allow Britons to lead secure lives.

Gen Richards, 58, said the threat posed by "al-Qaeda and its affiliates" meant Britain's national security would be at risk for at least 30 years..."




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Guys...you miss the whole

Guys...you miss the whole point of the article...

First of all there's nothing to be won...the US Army is financing some Talibans...this is an endless war, this was and it is the objective...fight something doesn't really exist, a myth.

" However, he argued that it could be "contained" to allow Britons to lead secure lives."

This is all about, right in the above sentence...is about taking away our liberties in order to keep us "safe"...the war cannot be won but they will always do everything to keep us safe...

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This Gen. is the head of all British forces, not just anyone.

He says that we cannot win this undeclared war.

Where does he say that we should pullout? I missed that part.
Why would a general admit this now and not get his troops out of harms way if the situation is not winnable? "30 years" of terrorist threats/actions to deal with. This sounds like an endless NWO war, just what the military-industrial complex wants more of.

"941 comments" one of which says it all:

"Terror breeds terror!"

Thanks for reporting this story.

It means mission

accomplished. We have the citizens so terrified they will relent to a totalitarian government. Where there every move is questioned and will forsake their freedoms for some security.

Prepare & Share the Message of Freedom through Positive-Peaceful-Activism.

yup,

ditto your sentiments.

a British general would be correct in realizing that . . .

the CIA is a match, even, for the British intelligence.

:(

I am so ashamed.

But then so should *they* be.

All those agents, all those deaths; all that destruction.

it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

I believe it is about the money.

Britan, the U.S. and the rest of Europe is broke. They are quickly running out of the means to fight wars all over the globe. Ron said it would happen. Here we are.

"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is argument of tyrants. It is the creed of slaves." William Pitt in the House of Commons November 18, 1783
"I have one word for you...predator drones. Oh, you think I'm kidding?" Obombya

well, I suppose it's

better than nothing; whether one draws down an empire/military occupations/wars/state-sponsored false-flag terrorism for MORAL & LEGAL reasons, or simply because they cannot afford to, it will happen regardless, as you probably already know.

but, will they EVER ADMIT to financing and knowingly participating in ILLEGAL, IMMORAL MURDERS? Probably not, unless the guillotine becomes a lawful punishment post-exacting due process of the Law, again.)

I cannot WAIT until the Nuremberg 2.0 trials commence under someone like Judge Napolitano presiding as the chief justice.

what else can this republic do to restore her honor, other than something like that, to NOT go down in history as some bunch of mindless, brainwash-pliable, gullible moronic hypocrites who let a bunch of pathetic zionist douchebag drones and their City of London/Wall St.Bankster overlords HIJACK the Republic and the Constitution?

Bring on the Nuremberg 2.0.

No Nuremberg ...yet.

The people (most) are not hungry enough yet but, it's coming. I have a sense that the people wanted to try and turn the direction of the country around with one last attempt at electing a congress that (may have) learned their lesson and will do the right thing. At this point it doesn't look like it but, maybe they should have a chance to unpack thier suitcases...then we'll see. Patience has worn thin...and if the war criminals, traitors, Israeli firsters and thieves don't start representing the AMERICAN people, they will be soon representing themselves in a peoples court of justice....

"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is argument of tyrants. It is the creed of slaves." William Pitt in the House of Commons November 18, 1783
"I have one word for you...predator drones. Oh, you think I'm kidding?" Obombya

it's about time,

let's see if the rest of the US military brass can do the same, and reclaim some REAL cojones for this side of the Atlantic.

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