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  • n. Plural of terrorist.


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  • The deadliest terrorists 14 June 2008 - Paul J. Balles argues that intelligence agencies, like the CIA in America and Mossad in Israel, �should have been prize winners as terrorists� because �in dozens of situations around the world, they have indulged their love of instilling fear in innocent people�.

  • The South Africans, in particular, realised the implications of using the term terrorists against all forms of political opposition.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Do you mean trying them as the low life criminals they are instead of granting them legitimacy by assuming they are some sort of honorable "combatants" engaged in actual warfare? eliminate the term terrorists from our lexicon

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Syria's government , having vowed to crush what it calls terrorists in the country with an "iron fist," continues to push through a two-pronged strategy to the unrest—deploying its military and security forces to quell the uprising, while pushing through political reforms that most of the opposition now views as superficial.

    Syrian Forces Battle Ahead of U.N. Talks

  • There was a meeting between unnamed "Democrats" and Vice President Joe Biden this week, in which the word "terrorists" was applied to the Tea Partiers or perhaps Republicans in general, the whole thing's a bit foggy.

    Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points -- More Tea, Anyone?

  • Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told Turkey's top diplomat during six hours of talks on Tuesday that his government wouldn't give up its fight against what it calls terrorists, Syria's state news agency reported, despite international calls for a halt to the crackdown on antigovernment protesters.

    Syrian Leader Rejects Overture

  • Assad told Turkey that Syria won't give up its fight against what it calls terrorists, Syria's state news agency said, despite international warnings.

    What's News: World-Wide

  • In the Arabic-language statements to the U.N., the ministry insists the Syrian government is facing a threat from what it calls terrorists who are hijacking demands for reform to cause chaos.

    At least 20 killed in Syria despite Assad's vow to U.N.

  • In comments carried by the Bahrain News Agency, Sheikh Fawaz said the kingdom was following international standards of human rights in dealing with what he called "terrorists" who had destabilized the country and undermined national security.

    Bahrain Sentences Four Protestors to Death

  • For example, the Israeli's (now that they're there) surely have every right to defend themselves against what they call terrorists; even though for the Palestinians, the Israeli's are “invading” terrorists.

    Is shooting Palestinian ducks in the Gaza barrel a last attempt to exploit Bush's "Hate Crusade" against Muslims?


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