The west is anything but innocent when it comes to initiating terrorism. They claim to be doing the ‘right thing’ and the ‘heroes’ by fighting for their countries and saving their people from these monstrous invaders by intruding into other countries policies and fighting long wars against the terrorists killing more innocent people and causing more death and destruction than any of the terrorist attacks they have faced. The perception is any bombings or invasions carried out by the US and its western partners on other nations are not considered as terrorism, but when the roles are reversed it is a crime against humanity.
Why is it that any terrorist attack that occurs in the west is bombarded by the media and mourned all over the world while the countries with the highest rates of terrorism, such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan are quietly ignored and put behind the curtain? Only two days after the recent Belgium bombings, at least 30 people were killed at a football pitch in Iraq by a suicide bomber, which was claimed by the Islamic State. Just about as many people were killed in Belgium but this recent bombing in Iraq had not received the media attention or sympathy that a western country such as Belgium received. And only five days after the Belgium bombings there was a suicide blast in Pakistan killing at least 74 people w...
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...se of ISIS. A US militant ‘Mike Prysner’ (Mike Prysner Full Speech 2013) who fought in Iraq in 2003 states, “We were told we were fighting terrorists. The real terrorism was me. The real terrorism is this occupation.”
The west is not an innocent victim of terrorism. It is more the countries of the perpetrator they are fighting against who are suffering the most, as millions of innocent civilians have been killed, injured and displaced from their homes while living with the trauma of the war. No western country has faced the horrors to this extreme. I encourage those with the mindset that the west is the innocent victim to further analyse the actions the western countries have taken in regard to terrorism, and not always focus on what the mainstream media tells us. For what we see is only a small fraction in a biased ‘westernised’ lens from what is really going on.
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