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1 Destro  Tue, Jan 29, 2013 1:16:49pm

Price of war? Those terrorists are not soldiers and this was a crime done by criminals.

2 Origuy  Tue, Jan 29, 2013 2:24:55pm

A BBC documentary made a few years ago shows what was lost.


However, as the documentary mentions, there are archives all over the city. Some should have survived.
3 Ghost of CuriousLurker  Tue, Jan 29, 2013 3:05:12pm

re: #2 Origuy

Thanks, that’s a BBC documentary I wasn’t aware of. Here’s the full version in one video.

4 Dark_Falcon  Tue, Jan 29, 2013 5:17:35pm

re: #1 Destro

Price of war? Those terrorists are not soldiers and this was a crime done by criminals.

They’re more than criminals, Destro. What is happening in Mali is indeed a war, and it is a war started by the same forces of Radical Islam who just torched that library.

5 moderatelyradicalliberal  Tue, Jan 29, 2013 6:57:08pm

I hate to get all Godwin up in here, but we know who else burned books.

6 Dark_Falcon  Tue, Jan 29, 2013 7:35:17pm

re: #5 moderatelyradicalliberal

I hate to get all Godwin up in here, but we know who else burned books.

Radical Islamists are totalitarians, and it is acceptable to compare them to other totalitarians. Thus comparing them to the Nazis when they burn books is not a Godwin’s Law violation.

7 FemNaziBitch  Wed, Jan 30, 2013 1:10:18am

re: #5 moderatelyradicalliberal

I hate to get all Godwin up in here, but we know who else burned books.

Crusaders?

8 Destro  Wed, Jan 30, 2013 8:25:17pm

re: #4 Dark_Falcon

They’re more than criminals, Destro. What is happening in Mali is indeed a war, and it is a war started by the same forces of Radical Islam who just torched that library.

Don’t look at me - I warned people overthrowing Qaddafi was a bad idea and lead to this. Why? Cause I saw the same thing happen in places the USA overthrew regimes in Yugoslavia and tried to do in Chechnya and is trying to do in Syria.


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