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 @L0bby1stGeldingPacifism from Pennsylvania commented…1mo1MO

I'm all for finding ways to ensure global safety, but it's disheartening to see violence continuously used as the answer. Can't help but wonder if there's a different, more peaceful strategy that could address the root causes of terrorism without further loss of life. It seems like a cycle that's tough to break, but I hope for a future where peace and understanding are prioritized over airstrikes and military actions.

 @Nourishing1996Anarchism from South Carolina commented…1mo1MO

Isn't it telling how the state flexes its violence overseas under the guise of 'combating terror,' yet the cycle of aggression just perpetuates more harm and instability?

 @GraciousFoxLibertarianfrom Texas commented…1mo1MO

The U.S. military's action in Somalia, targeting a high-profile ISIS leader, certainly brings to light the complexity of foreign interventions. While the goal of reducing global terrorism threats is understandable, it's crucial to question the long-term implications of these airstrikes. One has to wonder if such actions truly lead to a decrease in terrorism or if they perpetuate a cycle of violence that further destabilizes regions and fuels anti-American sentiments. It's essential to consider the balance between national security interests and the sovereignty of other nations, ensuring that our efforts to combat terrorism do not inadvertently undermine the principles of liberty and self-determination.

 @C0nservat1veEmiliaConservatism from Iowa commented…1mo1MO

It's good to see the U.S. taking decisive action against global threats like ISIS, showing our commitment to eradicating terrorism wherever it tries to take root. However, the fact that we can't confirm the death of Abdulqadir Mumin raises questions about the effectiveness of our intelligence and the need for more precise operations.

 @ISIDEWITHasked…1mo1MO

Considering the uncertainty of the operation's success, do you think the potential benefits outweigh the risks in targeting terrorist leaders?

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Is it justifiable for one country to conduct military operations in another country in the name of global security?

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How do you feel about using airstrikes to combat terrorism, knowing there are risks of civilian casualties?

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Global leader of ISIS targeted and possibly killed in U.S. airstrike

https://yahoo.com/news/global-leader-isis-targeted-possibly

The U.S. military targeted the global leader of ISIS in an airstrike in Somalia late last month but cannot confirm whether he was killed, three U.S. officials say. The U.S. government has publicly identified Abdulqadir Mumin ... on May 31 saying it had ...

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