Thu, 10 Jan 2002 14:44:03 -0400
On Thu, Jan 10, 2002 at 10:09:23AM -0700, Marty Halvorson wrote:
> At 11:11 10-01-02, Owen Byrne wrote:
> >Its very simple - a terrorist is on the other side, a freedom fighter is on
> >our side. If they switch sides or win, we rehabilitate them. See the IRA
> >and FLQ
> >for examples.
> Nope, for a terrorist the battle is a violent act against unsuspecting
> people. A revolutionary commits a violent act against unsuspecting people
> incidental to the battle with a recognized foe.
So the difference is a declaration of war? Like the US declaration of war on
Obviously that's the solution - never declare war - then the terrorists can
never be labelled "freedom fighters."