Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 1 decade ago

Are the troops victims of the Bush terrorists' struggle for oil money?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Don't get caught up in the media jihadist lies and propaganda.


    2006: Qassam rockets fired by Hamas into Israel, especially the cities of Ashkelon and Sderot, injures many citizens.

    Suicide attacks in Iraq in 2006.

    February 22: Al Askari Mosque bombing ignites sectarian strife in Iraq.

    March 2: Bombing in Karachi, Pakistan kills four, including a U.S. diplomat.[130]

    March 3: Mohammed Reza Taheri-azar, an Iranian-born graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, drives an SUV onto a crowded part of campus, injuring nine.

    March 7: Bombings in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi, India kill 28 and injures more than 100.

    March 30: Palestinian suicide bomber kills himself and four others at Kedumim Junction in the West Bank.[131][132]

    April 11: A suicide bomber explodes himself in Karachi, Pakistan, and kills 57 Sunni worshippers.[133]

    April 17: Sami Hammad, a Palestinian suicide bomber, detonates an explosive device in Tel Aviv, Israel, killing eleven people and injuring 70.

    April 24: Bombings at three locations in Dahab, Egypt kill 20 Egyptians and three foreigners, and injure 62 others.

    May 11: Six policemen die and twelve are injured when five bombs go off in a police academy in Quetta, Pakistan.[134]

    June 15: The LTTE detonate two claymore mines targeting a bus carrying 140 civilians in Sri Lanka. 68 civilians, including ten children, three pregnant women and their unborns, are killed. Approximately 60 civilians are injured.

    The 11 July 2006 Mumbai train bombings June 25: Eliyahu Asheri, an Israeli citizen, was kidnapped and murdered by the Palestinian terrorist group, the Popular Resistance Committees (PRC).

    July 9: 40 Sunni civilians are massacred by Shia militants in Baghdad, Iraq.

    July 11: A series of explosions rock commuter trains in Mumbai, India, killing 209 and wounding another 714 civilians.

    July 14: Suicide bomber in Karachi, Pakistan kills a Shiite Islamic cleric Allama Hasan Turabi and his nephew.

    July 17: Explosions and gunmen kill 48 people in a market in Mahmoudiya, Iraq.[135]

    July 18: Car bombing near a Shiite shrine in Kufa, Iraq kills 53 and injures 103.[136]

    July 31: Two suitcase bombs are discovered in trains near the German towns of Dortmund and Koblenz, undetonated due to an assembly error. Video footage from Cologne train station, where the bombs were put on the trains, led to the arrest of two Lebanese students in Germany, Youssef al-Hajdib and Jihad Hamad, and subsequently of three suspected co-conspirators in Lebanon.[137] On 1 September 2006, Jörg Ziercke, head of the Bundeskriminalamt (Federal Police), reports that the suspects saw the Muhammad cartoons as an "assault by the West on Islam" and the "initial spark" for the attack, original planned to coincide with the 2006 Football World Cup in Germany.[138][139]

    July 31: 16 soldiers die in an ambush in Tibu and a car bomb kills one and injures 22 in Bogotá. Both attacks are blamed on FARC.[140]

    August 4: A suicide car bomber struck a market in Kandahar, Afghanistan killing 21 people.

    August 4: A car bomb kills five outside a police station in Cali. The local government blames FARC.[141]

    August 10: A major anti-terrorist operation disrupts an alleged bomb plot targeting multiple airplanes bound for the United States flying through Heathrow Airport, near London, UK.

    August 13: Two grenades explode on a trolleybus in Tiraspol, Moldova, killing two people and injuring ten.[142]

    August 16: A bomb exploded in a Hindu temple near Imphal, India, killing five and injuring nearly 50 other.[143]

    August 20: Gunmen spray bullets on Shiites in Baghdad, killing 20 people and wounding more than 300.[144]

    August 30: An Afghani Muslim hit 19 pedestrians, killing one, with his SUV in the San Francisco Bay area.

    September 8: At least two bomb blasts target a Muslim cemetery in the western town of Malegaon. The blasts kill 37 people and leave 125 others wounded.

    September 12: Four attackers armed with grenades and machine guns attempt to storm the U.S. embassy in Damascus, Syria. Three of the gunmen and one Syrian guard are killed during a battle between the attackers and Syrian security forces. One Syrian employee of the embassy and at least ten bystanders are wounded, among them, seven Syrian telephone company workers and a senior Chinese diplomat. Police recover a car laden with explosives and other IEDs. Syrian Ambassador to the United States Imad Moustapha announces that his government suspects a group called Jund al-Sham is responsible.[145] See Damascus terrorist attacks.

    September 15: Four suicide bombers and a security guard are killed in early-morning attacks on the Safer refinery in Marib and the al-Dhabba terminal in Hadramout, Yemen. Although no group has claimed responsibility Islamic extremists are suspected. See the September 15 Yemen attacks page.

    September 16: 2006 Hat Yai bombings: four people killed, 82 injured, by six bombs along the main commercial street of Hat Yai. The devices were placed approximately 500 meters apart, and were remotely set off every five minutes.[146]

    September 18: Eleven people, including the presidents brother and six attackers, are killed in an assassination attempt on the Somalian president.[147] See 2006 Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed assassination attempt.

    September 18: An LTTE suicide bomber rams a truck packed with explosives into convoy carrying unarmed Sri Lankan Navy personal going on leave, killing at least 92 sailors.[148]

    September 30: A suicide bomber detonates his explosives outside the interior ministry in Kabul. The attack kills twelve and wounds over 40.[149]. This is one of three hundred and fifty attacks mostly suicide bombings that killed six hundred and sixty nine civilians in 2006 according to Human Rights Watch.[150]

    October 19: A car bomb explodes in a military college in northern Bogotá, injuring five.[151]

    October 28: A car bomb kills two and injures four outside a military base in Villavicencio, Meta. FARC is blamed.[152]

    November 1: The Real IRA detonates a series of firebombs in a large hardware retailers, a sports store and toy shop all in Belfast, the hardware retailers and sports store were completely destroyed. No fatalities.[153]

    November 20: A suspected terrorist bomb explodes on a train in India. See 2006 West Bengal train disaster.

    November 21: Assassination of Pierre Amine Gemayel, an anti-Syrian politician and scion of Lebanon’s most prominent Christian family blamed on Syria, Iran and Hezbollah despite their denials.[154]

    November 23: A series of car bombs and motar attacks in Sadr City, Iraq kills at least 215 people and wounds a further 257. See Sadr City bombings for details.

    November 24: Michael Stone, prevented from murdering members of the Sinn Féin political party.[155][156]

    December 30: A bomb explodes at the Madrid airport, killing two Ecuadorians and injuring 26 people. The ETA a Basque terrorist group has claimed responsibility.

    December 31: Eight bomb explosions in seven areas of Bangkok, Thailand's capital city, three people died, nearly 40 injured.


    January, February: 52 civilians killed in insurgent attacks in Afghanistan according to Human Rights Watch.[150]

    January 05, 2007 & January 06, 2007: A suspected LTTE suicide bomber blows themselves up aboard a bus and there is an explosion on another, during rush hour in Nittambuwa and Peraliya killing six and 16 civilians respectively. A further 100 are injured in the incidents.[157][158][159] See 2007 Sri Lankan bus bombs.

    January 10: Three bombs kill six and injured twenty seven in the southern part of the Philippines. Muslim militants trying to disrupt Asian Summit suspected.[160]

    January 12: Rocket causes minimal damage at the US Embassy in central Athens; police suspect spinoff of Greek left wing group November 17.[161]

    January-February: 2007 United Kingdom letter bombs

    January 22: A bombing in a market in Baghdad, Iraq, kills 88 people and wounds 160 others.

    January 26: A suicide bomber kills himself and a security guard trying to enter the Marriott hotel in Islamabad.[162]

    January 27: A suicide bombing Pakistan's north-west city of Peshawar kills at least 14 people, mostly policemen, and injures at least 30. Security forces had been on high alert ahead of the annual Shia festival of Ashoura.[163]

    January 29: A suicide bombing in the Israeli resort city of Eilat kills three people. Islamic Jihad and Al Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claimed joint responsibility.[164]

    February 3: A truck bombing in a crowed Baghdad market kills at least 135 people and injures a further 339 others.[165] See 3 February 2007 Baghdad market bombing.

    February 17: A suicide bomber kills 15 people, including a judge, inside a courtroom in Pakistan. The Taliban is suspected.

    February 18: A car bomb in Mogadishu killed four people, the first such attack of the Islamist insurgency in Somalia (2007–present).[166]

    February 19: Two bombs explode aboard the Samjhauta Express, a train headed toward Lahore, Pakistan, hour after it left New Delhi. 68 people died in the incident.[167]

    February: 2007 chlorine bombings in Iraq

    March 1: Ten injured in a car bomb blast in Neiva, capital of Huila. Rebel group FARC is believed to be responsible. The action is believed to be an assassination attempt on Neiva's mayor.[168]

    March 3: A bomb kills four police officers and one civilian in the city of Neiva, as they attempted to deactivate it.[168]

    March 5: A Rikers Island inmate offered to pay an undercover police officer posing as a hit man to behead New York City police commissioner Raymond Kelly and bomb police headquarters in retaliation for the controversial police shooting of Sean Bell. The suspect wanted the bombing to be considered a terrorist act.[169][170]

    March 5: The Taliban kidnap Italian Journalist Daniele Mastrogiacomo whilst beheading his driver. Mastrogiacomo was released March 19 after Afghan President Hamid Karzai agreed to free five Taliban prisoners. His translator was left behind. On April 8 an Afghan government official confirmed the translator was killed.[171]

    March 6: Two suicide bombers kill 114 Shiite pilgrims in Hilla, Iraq.

    March 16: A bomb kills 16 and injures 16 in Buenaventura. Authorities blame FARC.[172]

    March 22: A rocket or mortar lands within 100 yards of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon in the Green Zone in Baghdad, in an apparent assassination attempt.

    March 27: Two truck bombs kill 152 people and injure 347 in Tal Afar, Iraq. See 2007 Tal Afar bombings

    March 28: A bomb injures ten in a grocery store in Buenaventura. Authorities blame FARC.[172]

    March 29: Two suicide bombers kill 79 people and injure 81 in a market of Baghdad.

    In the two weeks prior to April 8 at least thirteen Afghans and two French aid workers have been kidnapped. Rebels have demanded further releases of their jailed associates in exchange for some of the hostages.[171]

    April 9: A bomb against a police headquarters in Cali kills one and injures 30. FARC are blamed.[173]

    April 10: Three suicide bombers kill one police man and injure 23 people in Casablanca, Morocco.

    April 11: Two suicide car bombs kill 33 people and injure 222 in Algiers, Algeria. Al-Queda takes responsibility. See 2007 Algiers bombings

    April 12: One suicide bomber kills eight people and injures 20 in the cafeteria on Iraq Parliament in the Green Zone in Baghdad.

    April 12: A U.S. federal grand jury indicted Christopher Paul, 43, a U.S. citizen and resident of Columbus, Ohio on charges of joining al-Qaida and conspiring to bomb European tourist resorts and U.S. government facilities and military bases overseas.[174]

    April 14: A suicide car bomb kills 65 people and injure 100 in Karbala, Iraq.

    April 14: Two suicide bombers explode near of the American Language Center in Casablanca, Morocco. One person was injured.

    April 16: Seung-Hui Cho killed 33 people including himself in the Virginia Tech massacre the worst civilian shooting spree in United States history, and the worst case of mass murder in the United States since 9/11. (Note: this may be commonly considered a general massacre and thus included in the List of massacres, but there had been several hints of Cho's attempt to kill – an attempt to terrorize.)

    April 18: A series of explosions kill 198 people and injure 251 in Baghdad, Iraq. See 18 April 2007 Baghdad bombings

    April 18: In Malatya, Turkey, hometown of Mehmet Ali Agca, three Christian men, one of them 45-year-old German father of three children Tilman Geske, were brutally murdered by at least four young men who already have confessed the slayings. The assassins tortured their victims for hours before cutting their throats. An autopsy of the German victim found 156 stab wounds. Hurriyet newspaper quoted a suspect: "Let this be a lesson to enemies of our religion."[175][176][177]

    April 25. The American International School in the Gaza Strip is stormed by a dozen gunman claiming to be a members of al-Qaida of Palestine who stole eight computers, planted explosives in adjoining buildings, doused the school with gasoline and set it ablaze.[178]

    April 28 Saudi Arabia announced it has arrested one hundred and seventy two people in an Al Queda plot to attack oil facilities, military bases and public figures using civilian aircraft as suicide missiles.[179]

    April 28 Interior minister Aftab Khan Sherpao suffers minor injuries, 28 are killed and 35 are injured, ten critically, in a suicide bombing after the minister had finished speaking.[180]

    April 28: A car bomb kills 63 people and injure 70 in Karbala, Iraq.

    May 6: A car bomb kills 35 people and injure 80 in Baghdad, Iraq.

    May 6. In a bomb attack on a UN-run elementary school in the southern Gaza refugee camp of Rafah by Muslim extremists one person, a bodyguard of a local Fatah politician, was killed and eight others, including two children, were injured. The attack happened during a sports festival that earlier had been denounced as un-Islamic by the extremists.[181]

    May 7: 2007 Fort Dix attack plot Six men inspired by Jihadist videos arrested in the US, in a failed homegrown terrorism plot to kill US soldiers.

    May 9: A roadside bomb kills nine police officers engaged in anti-narcotics operations. Attacked is blamed on FARC.[182]

    May 10: A second roadside bomb kills ten soldiers while on patrol. Attack is blamed on FARC.[183]

    May 12: In Izmir, Turkey, a bomb explosion on a market kills one person and injures 14 others, one day before a planned march of secular Turks to demonstrate against the Islamic-rooted government.[184]

    May 13: A suicide truck bomb kills 50 people and injures 115 in Makhmur, Iraq.

    May 15: A bomb explodes in a restaurant in Pakistan's north-west city of Peshawar. Up to 24 people are killed.

    May 15, May 16: Hamas launches twenty eight rockets into an Israeli town injuring five. Despite Hamas claims the motive was retaliation for Israeli violence, NBC News claims "likely it was an attempt to draw Israel into the fighting as a way of uniting the Palestinians against a common foe".[185]

    May 21 A Qassam rocket fired by Hamas hits a car in Sderot, killing a woman in the blast.

    May 22 A suicide bombing ripped through an Ankara shopping district Tuesday, killing at six people and wounding dozens more. See 2007 Ankara bombing.

    Some analysts say there is a concerted effort by terrorist groups to create chaos on many different levels in Iraq. The above list is not everything that has happened as a result of terrorists.

    Muslims, Christians and Jews understand the great danger the international community is in today. The dangers of Hezbollah, Terrorists. etc.

    Danger extends to the 'doorstep' of every democratic, freedom-loving nation.

    So Christians, Muslims and Jews are contiually growing and learning about the values we share in common.

    Muslims, Christians and Jews are accustomed to being libeled, hated, and used as scapegoats for the world's ills.

    However, the difference today is that Jews and Christians and Muslims have been linked together, both by the need to defeat terrorism and our commitment to a common set of moral and spiritual values.

    Given the global dangers we face today as Jews, Muslims, and Christians together, we are increasingly becomming aware of the ongoing opportunities we have to forge even closer bonds. ~(~

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    That makes no sense. Either Bush/America are fighting a war on terror, or we are raiding countries for oil. Since we arent taking their oil and gas sure isnt cheap over here, the troops are fighting in the military action congress authorized and the president is seeing through.

    It must be pretty desperate to be a liberal to have to fictionalize in order to come up with reasons for Bush hatred. I admit I have an extreme dislike for the left because they promote the murder of the unborn and they want to raise taxes all the time. At least the basis for my dislike is out of the words of their own mouth of their well known philosophy. Liberals hatred often is just mimicked from the media and based on fiction rather than fact.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Day two operation Iraqi Freedom, U.S. forces are in control of a mostly intact and operational oil infrastructure. We also control the pumping station through which eighteen percent of the world's oil flows, their major port city on the gulf and offshore loading platforms for tankers. This was all on day two, don't take my word, look it up. Since then we have basically been kept in the dark as to what exactly is happening with the Iraqi oil. We do know there are thousands of civilian workers and thousands of Blackwater personnel in Iraq. What do you think they might be doing? Our troops and this so called war on terror are nothing but a big diversion while the wheeling and dealing for a part of Iraq's oil continues. Victory in Iraq will be drilling rights signed by their democratically elected government.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Post a reputable link on Bush's earnings from oil since 2000.


    'right you are ken'... I hate to break this to you, but don't you think that when Bush stated that we took control of all the Iraqi oil wells and handed them back to their government was truthful?

    If he were raiding the Iraqi's of oil and receiving funds from it, don't you think THAT huge additional resource for crude oil would decrease our costs here at home?

    By putting THAT money back into their economy has helped aid in rebuilding their country.

    You need to ask your local congressman/woman about this so you can better understand what's going on over there before you say something untrue and foolish.

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  • Mother
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    What oil money? Please show banking records or tax statements showing President Bush has made money from Iraqi oil.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    if there is this big conspiracy for oil money- why aren't we drowing in money instead of our inflation gaining momentum- what you say doesn't make sense.

  • bs b
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    I think David is not from the US...that is my guess... or he is just clueless.

    Yes is the answer to your question.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    No.....there is no struggle or war for oil.

  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Yes, and by asking this question, you hit the nail right on the head!


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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Disgusting isn't it?

    And the rest of America just sits on their @ss and let's it happen.......hey isn't that also wrong? Maybe even criminal!

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