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Trump said Muslims would be signed up at "different places," adding, "It's all about management."─ AFP
Trump said Muslims would be signed up at "different places," adding, "It's all about management."─ AFP

NEWTON: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has voiced support for creating a mandatory database to track Muslims in the United States — the latest in an escalating series of responses following the deadly attacks in Paris.

"I would certainly implement that. Absolutely," Trump told an NBC News reporter between campaign events Thursday in Newton, Iowa, according to video posted on MSNBC.com.

He said Muslims would be signed up at "different places," adding, "It's all about management."

Asked whether registering would be mandatory, Trump responded, "They have to be."

The latest comments come less than a week after the deadly attacks on a concert hall, sports stadium and restaurants in Paris that have elevated fears of attacks in in the US and prompted calls for new restrictions on Syrian refugees fleeing their war-torn country.

Related: Trump speaks of shutting down mosques in US

Clinton, Republicans blast Trump's remarks

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton on Friday condemned Donald Trump's comments that Muslims in America should be registered in a data base. Clinton took issue with his Thursday night remarks, which appeared to draw comparisons with Nazi Germany. “This is shocking rhetoric. It should be denounced by all seeking to lead this country,” Clinton wrote on Twitter.

Fellow Republican and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush called Trump's proposal “abhorrent.” Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Trump was trying to “divide people.” And Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, who has largely avoided criticizing Trump throughout the 2016 campaign, said that while he was a fan of the billionaire businessman, “I'm not a fan of government registries of American citizens.”

The unified pushback against Trump was rare.

Republicans have vacillated in their handling of other inflammatory comments from the bellicose real estate mogul, wary of alienating the front-runner's supporters but also increasingly concerned that he's managed to maintain his grip on the Republican race deep with the first primary votes less than three months away.

While some of his rivals have been chastised by President Barack Obama for suggesting that Christian Syrian refugees be given preference over Muslims, Trump has gone further in his rhetoric, advocating new restrictions on civil liberties and enhanced surveillance activities, including inside mosques.

Trump said earlier this week that the country was "going to have no choice" but to close certain mosques because "really bad things are happening, and they're happening fast."

The first reference to the database idea came in an interview with Yahoo News published earlier Thursday in which the billionaire real estate mogul did not reject the idea of requiring Muslims to register in a database or giving them special identification cards noting their religion.

"We're going to have to look at a lot of things very closely," Trump told Yahoo News.

He also suggested he would consider warrant-less searches, according to Yahoo, saying, "We're going to have to do things that we never did before."

Asked by reporters Thursday night to explain his Yahoo comments, Trump suggested his response had been misconstrued. "I never responded to that question," he said.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations issued a statement Thursday condemning Trump for what the group described as "Islamophobic and unconstitutional" comments targeting American Muslims and Syrian refugees.

They also criticized Trump rival Ben Carson, who on Thursday compared blocking potential terrorists posing as Syrian refugees from entering the U.S. to handling a rabid dog.

"If there's a rabid dog running around in your neighborhood, you're probably not going to assume something good about that dog," Carson told reporters at a campaign stops in Alabama. "It doesn't mean you hate all dogs, but you're putting your intellect into motion."

"By mainstreaming Islamophobic and unconstitutional policies, Donald Trump and Ben Carson are contributing to an already toxic environment that may be difficult to correct once their political ambitions have been satisfied," CAIR's Robert McCaw said in a statement.

Trump was in Iowa Thursday for a televised question-and-answer session hosted by WHO-TV at the Des Moines Area Community College. At a rally after answering questions, Trump took a few shots at his fellow candidates. He said Carson's campaign was in "freefall" and said Sen. Marco Rubio "never shows up to vote because he's campaigning."

Also Thursday evening, New Day for America, a super PAC supporting Ohio Gov. John Kasich, announced plans to launch a $2.5 million ad campaign targeting Trump.

"There's a growing consensus that someone has to do something to stop Donald Trump," said Matt David, a spokesman for the group, who said the campaign would include television, radio, mail and digital ads in New Hampshire.

Trump responded to the news, which was first reported by Politico, by unloading a dozen rapid-fire tweets mocking Kasich's polling and debate performances and threatened to "sue him just for fun!" if the ads aren't truthful.

Kasich responded with his own flurry of tweets aimed at Trump.

Also Read: US Muslims face backlash after Paris attacks


Comments (105) Closed



Desi Songs Nov 20, 2015 07:41pm

Somehow Dawn forgot to report how Turkey supporters booed the minute silence for Paris killing before friendly football match, with many chanting support for ISIS.

NO MATTER how much they wanna hide..everyone know how Turkey and Saudi are supporting ISIS

Mobee Nov 20, 2015 07:42pm

I think American leadership need to act maturely & look for causes which created these terrorist instead of acting balatently. All terrorist are not Muslims & all Muslims are not terrorist. By the way who sponsored & created it? Who still finance it very clearly revealed by Putin in G20 meeting. These rhetoric will serve nothing less cheap populatrity & hatred, ultimately making cause of terrorists stronger. Than God bless America.

Karachite Nov 20, 2015 07:44pm

I have to admit life is getting tough not just for Muslim immigrants but also Muslims born in USA. This is not just sad for Muslims but also The United States of America.

Travis Lane Nov 20, 2015 07:47pm

Nations do not have a choice. Profiling, however loathsome, has to be implemented.

mani Nov 20, 2015 07:47pm

trump cracks me up. of course he won't do things he says

Sameer Nov 20, 2015 08:00pm

difficult time for muslims in Western countries. not good for innocent people..

Ratanmia Nov 20, 2015 08:01pm

What if he becomes US president, are we more discriminated?

Asif Kashmiri Nov 20, 2015 08:06pm

what a shame for America

Deepak Nov 20, 2015 08:07pm

So much bad to worse is happening in the world. We all should avoid electing and supporting all such people in world.

Daood Nov 20, 2015 08:13pm

wow, and he is presidential candidate. Most certainly represents the negativity of Americans towards others.

Ahmed Nov 20, 2015 08:14pm

US is adopting the same policy that the NAZI govt adopted during WW-II for the Jews, under which the Jews has to wear special band on their arms to distinguish them in the cities.

T.M. Reddy Nov 20, 2015 08:18pm

Haha - Good luck Mr. Trump in the contest for US Presidency.

bharitya janta hindu Nov 20, 2015 08:20pm

This guy is too much ! Every muslim is not a terrorist. I have friends who are muslims and i also beleive nice people live in pakistan. Shame on Isis and alqeda to spread hate in the nme of islam.

A Khan Nov 20, 2015 08:21pm

This is not new NSA has been doing it for years. He is just trying to score politics cal points.

T.M. Reddy Nov 20, 2015 08:22pm

Food for thought. In the next GOP debate, ask each candidate: 1- What did you learn from the execution and aftermath of the Iraq War? 2- What have you learned abou the US economy since the 2007 Great Recession? Ask the Democrats the same thing. In both cases, as soon as they get off topic and resort to canned talking points, move on to the next candidate. If they cannot think on their feet and answer from the heart, they have no business occupying the White House.

Asif Nov 20, 2015 08:22pm

This is just the beginning. We will soon hear the similar statements from others as well.

Honestly, I don't even blame them after seeing the casual behavior of Muslim countries. This was something which should have been dealt by Muslims countries. They were quick to bomb Yemen but took no interest at all in restraining ISIS as if it is none of their business.

Now western world will deal with this issue in their way.

Alla Bux Nov 20, 2015 08:25pm

I will have no problem putting my name on that database if that will help me travel without hassles.

Saeeds Nov 20, 2015 08:26pm

Even if all these things implemented Muslims especially Pakistani they still stayed and praise America . But if our Politician ask them just to clean in front of house they will take as an insult. Refugee and immigrant are parasite not nation builder . They abuse system used resources and destroy the host country and moved to other resourceful country.

Khan Nov 20, 2015 08:28pm

He won't win, don't worry. And the american constitution forbids this, plus Americans abide strictly by the constitution.

Hassan Nov 20, 2015 08:34pm

this is modi effect in US. modi has motivated even the america president candidate. he has already made india one of most intolerant nation as shown by sena party. america needs to be cautious that it doesnot follow india like nation

Uday Kulkarni Nov 20, 2015 08:36pm

Trump does not care what he talks and his comments will probably not change due to anti Muslim views ingrained in him, but Mr. Trump is going to be trumped in the recent US elections and I do not think he stands any chance to even contest elections, forget getting elected. IGNORE THIS GUY's COMMENTS I follow my Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's statements that Syrian refugees are in more need of help and stopping them coming to Canada will be a double whamy on these innocent and deserving refugees who will suffer both ways and as a matter of fact it would be walking into the hands of ISIS by stopping the refugees. Justin Trudeau announced the Syrian refugee plan of Canada yesterday which will be costing Canadian exchequer $ 1 Billion, and I support his liberal views. This is what Canada is known for to invite most needy refugees to Canada irrespective of Caste; religion and color.

kamal Nov 20, 2015 08:37pm

Donald Trump is stupid. It is very simple to know which Muslims are trouble for America. Just ask them to fill survey with few sensitive questions. The radical muslims will never answer those questions. Look at their body language and see how much they are agitated. Ask these extreme question when you allow muslims to enter in the US. That is the time when you do effective management.

Musaji Nov 20, 2015 08:43pm

big LOL! People will shut out these candidates with their votes.

Trump has no idea of ground realities. He continues to suggest things that are totally unconstitutional. There is no piece of document in the US that states what religion you follow. How would you round up people to register them in some database? Based on their looks?

adeel shah Nov 20, 2015 08:50pm

Donald should be charged for using unconstitutional language against a community. His provocative rhetoric is indicative of his non-thinking brain. This is time to bring all communities together to fight against the evil acts than to cause further divide by using non-sense speeches.

James Nov 20, 2015 08:53pm

Yes, it's their country and they have the right to implement whatever suits them best. And for those Muslims who are law abiding US citizen, it is good too for them too.

Ahmad Rafiq Nov 20, 2015 08:53pm

Exclusively condemn profiling while condoning terrorism. What hypocrisy!

sidney Nov 20, 2015 08:53pm

In the US it has become fashionable to paint Muslims as evil. Travel over the border and see Trudeau take on the American PM Harper and openly declare that Canada will not permit stereotyping everything Islamic as evil and Canad voted him in with a thumping majority. Not surprised that Trump says right wing things about Muslims because it wins votes amongst the right wing nuts in the US

Aziz Nov 20, 2015 08:58pm

It is time to initiate war crime tribunals against some Americans for crimes against humanity. For too long they have remained insulated and scot-free from international law. We can start with Iraq-war but can go as far as Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Khan, Canada Nov 20, 2015 09:00pm

Mr. Trump have you analyze US policies of Favoring Israel over all other countries. Attacking Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan and destroying counties armies and Govt. Us armed rebels to do their dirty tricks. You cannot blame everything on innocent Muslims who are caught up in the line of fire and your greed.

RainIsHere Nov 20, 2015 09:11pm

He is not going to be elected. So don't worry people.

DEOBAND Nov 20, 2015 09:33pm

Moderate Muslims should start condemning ISIS in the media loudly and start holding protests against them. Otherwise people like Trump and Carson (and many others) will take control of the sound waves and start putting all Muslims in one bucket along with the extremists.

Kamil Sanaulla Nov 20, 2015 09:36pm

What happened in Paris is terrible, killing of innocent people and causing untold misery is what these terrorists did in the name a peaceful religion. This has created an atmosphere of hatred and hyper and over reaction among public and unfortunately even among some political leaders. Compare this to 9/11 horror when more than 3000 innocent people lost their lives. President George Bush at that time visited a mosque in the DC and called Islam a peaceful religion and Muslims a peaceful people. That showed leadership and responsibility coming from the president of America. This thoughtful and responsible leadership is missing now among some leaders specially in a election era politics. Sad indeed. Hope and pray a calm and thoughtful atmosphere starts to prevail gradually and soon.

Imtiaz Faruqui Nov 20, 2015 09:40pm

The Republican have no leaders left, that is why a guys like Trump is desperate to do something unusual to attract publicity, but this one is the last nail in the coffen. He wants to change the contitution of the United states of America. Dreams he will never see. American muslims are most successful and law abiding community and the 2nd biggest religon in the USA. God bless America.

Nazem Nov 20, 2015 09:41pm

they should say clearly Muslims leave and go back to your original country. .let's see who is brave enough to say that

GS Nov 20, 2015 09:42pm

Like this guy, very straight forward and doesn't try to please anyone.

Abdulla Hussain Nov 20, 2015 09:44pm

@Sameer. They know it well that ordinary Muslims are not involved in such acts but who would not take advantage of such situations. might is right scenario

anony Nov 20, 2015 09:47pm

Trump should be crowned "The King of Racists". This man has no shame.

ahsan Gul Nov 20, 2015 09:51pm

We, the muslims have degraded ourselves. People who migrate to western countries look for better future and stability. People who cannot handle economic realities and are unsuccessful adopt a negative attitude towards their new country. Not all but few look religion solutions and become more rigid. Bad is that no muslim country stand up for muslims.

Yash Nov 20, 2015 09:51pm

Just Love this guy!!

Very Blunt...Would Love to see him as President..

Sirjee Nov 20, 2015 10:00pm

@Imtiaz Faruqui where did u get this info, plz share the source

Ahmer Nov 20, 2015 10:01pm

Pakistan should create jobs for its youth within Pakistan so that no Pakistani needs to go out of the country and face discrimination and humiliaion.

Ramsay Nov 20, 2015 10:05pm

Trump makes tons of over-the-top statements. Trump himself isn't scary, what's scary are the thousands of uneducated people in the USA who are actively donating money to his campaign.

Sasha Nov 20, 2015 10:09pm

ISIS has killed thousands of Muslims but very few westerners, please search President Putin's statements about who created ISIS.

Kamal Nov 20, 2015 10:17pm

@Ahmer you are so right. The mainstream muslims feel embarrassed because of such statements. Lot of depression dear Ahmer being in US. Our leaders has to create jobs in Pakistan so that people do not go abroad for survival.

Asif Nov 20, 2015 10:27pm

We are with you Don. Innocent Muslims in west have nothing to fear. Only people with dubious intentions will oppose such a move.

Sanaya Nov 20, 2015 10:27pm

Does he have the guts to say who created IS at the first place?

They should really not push muslims to the limit they cant afford!

Syed Nov 20, 2015 10:43pm

I wish if he could track criminals. drug dealers, murderer, gangsters, etc.... first before doing any thing else.

Patrick Sarsfield Nov 20, 2015 10:44pm

@Sameer I agree. There are some wonderful Muslims living in the west Every bomb and every atrocity leaves non Muslims with a dreadful opinion of Islam Muslims must act to counter this

Zak Nov 20, 2015 10:52pm

He is saying everything and anything to get into office, after which he will about turn and do what the establishment tells him to do, don't rock the boat. When Saudi and gulf states withhold oil revenues, he will open more mosques. Unfortunately in US , it's money driven not principle driven, otherwise Indian occupation of kashmir and Israel occupied palistine and their worst human rights violations would not have been ignored by US. US government is heavily influenced by AIPAC, the jewish association, and for Jews money controls everything, full stop.

Faith Nov 20, 2015 10:54pm

If all Muslims are like ISIS than the whole world should worry cause there are 2Billion Muslims around the world....ISIS are just hand full of animals...

Pragmatist Nov 20, 2015 11:10pm

No one should blame anyone for bad times ahead for Muslims at home and abroad. It is the making of their own. Certain Muslim States have been creating and sponsoring religious fanatics for years. Now this fanaticism has morphed into actual terrorism to the detriment of Islam.

expat Nov 20, 2015 11:13pm

I'm an American Muslim and I have no objection creating a database so long as Trump creates database for people carrying guns in US. Gun violence is more serious matter. Trump you lost my vote.. sorry!

Indian Nov 20, 2015 11:37pm

This is exactly how hitler started. Under the pretext of "just" identification, he kept surveillance on jews.

Asif Nov 21, 2015 12:12am

He needs medical attention.

Alla Bux Nov 21, 2015 12:16am

@expat There is already a database for guns.

Vijay Nov 21, 2015 12:22am

@Ahmer AMIN!

Lafanga Nov 21, 2015 12:44am

So how is Trump going to implement this database. Ask people what their religion is? Its unconstitutional. Period. He is just ttying to whip up the extreme right and it will backfire on him like it did with Jindal.

Ex-Critic Nov 21, 2015 12:56am

Trump for President...!!!

Erik Nov 21, 2015 01:09am

USA must stop funding terrorists instead of doing racial profiling of Muslims.

WaheGuru Nov 21, 2015 01:15am

@Imtiaz Faruqui - for your information, Indians are the wealthiest ethnic group per capita in the USA.

hyat Nov 21, 2015 01:22am

they already have it. dont worry.

Mohammad I. Sheikh Nov 21, 2015 01:31am

@Lafanga Well said.

AKB Nov 21, 2015 01:36am

I am no one to suggest but purely on merits Hillary Clinton is the best choice to be the President of USA.

misaq Nov 21, 2015 01:45am

I wouldn't oppose far right leaders like of trump or Nigel. Because these will not have double standard policies and wIll opose muslim nationally and internationally. Even if the societies turn against muslim that ll be good for muslims in long run. Because most of muslim countries are governed by autocrats with no participation of citizens in government. Most of autocrats are propped by western lefty leaders. These autocrat spend more time on saving their dictatorship rather than doing something about masses welfare. No proper education leading to research in science or social subjects. No think tanks to devise the policies for future development. No real economics with few exceptions. The earliest these far right leaders come in power the sooner we learn to stand on our feet. Iran is the best example alienated for decades are way ahead in science and tech.

Satyam Vada Nov 21, 2015 02:03am

"giving them special identification cards noting their religion" really? Does he time travel to dark ages to get these ideas?

Another Indian Nov 21, 2015 02:03am

@expat .. There IS a DB for those who carry guns in US. Also, how does that matter to this problem?

kirther Nov 21, 2015 02:16am

Something has goan seriously wrong with American society, they want to be world leaders but are unable to produce able leadership--they cannot achieve their ambition with such pedestrian leadership.

Salman M Nov 21, 2015 02:24am

Trump is leading in the republican race because there are 10 guys in the race. People like Bush, Cruz and Marco share same voter base. Once two of them drop the third guy will be in the lead and will most likely be the republican nominee.

Trump's current lead is due to a particular class of people who like his ideology. He will not gain any more support beyond that. Trump already offended undocumented mexicans by saying he will deport 10 million of them in one day. This guy is a joke and will not get a nomination.

Azam Orai Nov 21, 2015 02:25am

nothing wrong in that . He just wants a census of prospective terrorists but counting Muslims

trump_fan Nov 21, 2015 02:30am

@Ramsay Trump spending his own money, no donations

Faisal Nov 21, 2015 02:35am

@Sanaya so what muslim can do??

Nasro Nov 21, 2015 02:36am

Cheap publicity rehotics by Trump n if he is elected then things will just change for the worst

saber Nov 21, 2015 02:38am

Trump don't need to tell, already its there..

muhibbewatan Nov 21, 2015 02:42am

Is he really serious about this issue? Hope not because he is going to actually damage the US image which boasts of being a non-denominational and justice-loving nation made up of predominantly immigrant communities. By letting him have a freehand at this, the American people are surely going to end up as the ultimate losers.

Anonymous Nov 21, 2015 02:48am

good going Lord Trump!

Taimur Nov 21, 2015 03:37am

@Kamil Sanaulla. Did all christians condemn KKK? Or Hitler?

Taimur Nov 21, 2015 03:40am

@GS. Yes wise people like Trump, annoy every one. This what is doing. Keep it up, Trump, to hasten your disgraceful end.

Ramesh C Manghirmalani Nov 21, 2015 03:52am

Trump is empty like Modi. Ramesh C Manghirmalani Please stop generalizing a society of people to an act of violence by extremists. These are not our enemies. These are our friends, neighbors, and allies. Please stop saying ‘Muslims’ are the problem because they are not and they are feeling more victimized and scared to the day. These are our brothers and sisters as humankind, we are all humans underneath this skin. And they deserve nothing more than our respect and attention. They need our protection. Please stop viewing these beautiful human beings as enemies because they are not. India with love

Cyrus Nov 21, 2015 03:56am

Trump enjoys all the publicity. Wonder if he really believes he will be elected.

Changez_Khan Nov 21, 2015 03:57am

Trump is racist and bigot. A racist and bigot should never be allowed to run any country. PERIOD.

David Lev Nov 21, 2015 04:19am

I'm a Jewish American and I'm against racial profiling of anyone in our country.

Cyrus Nov 21, 2015 04:30am

@Ramsay .... Trump probably can't win the election. Let him have his fun. It would be nice if he could redefine the Republican Party. They need a new approach to governing.

zack Nov 21, 2015 04:44am

@Yash if u think he'll ever be one.

Cyrus Nov 21, 2015 04:55am

@Faith .... Believe that number is 1 1/2 billion Muslims worldwide. Yes. ISIS's numbers, realistically, are small. People exaggerate the threat. Former American soldiers have traveled back to Iraq and are fighting against ISIS with the Kurdish peshmerga fighters. ISIS's income has been cut in half, and Anonymous has been shutting down more and more of their websites.

Cyrus Nov 21, 2015 05:01am

@Pragmatist .... Let's not forget Iraq and Iran lost one million young soldiers in a useless eight year sectarian war. When that war cost him too much money, Saddam decided to invade Kuwait.

Tej Singh Nov 21, 2015 05:41am

ISIS has killed many more people than Israel has killed Palestinians. But protests by Muslims against ISIS are much less than those against Israel. So people like Trump get support by criticizing Muslims. If thousands of Muslim were walking on the streets condemning ISIS Trump and Carson will not get any benefit by talking rubbish about muslims

hamid Nov 21, 2015 05:45am

and we are thinking India is intolerant!

frkh Nov 21, 2015 05:59am

Facebook is already doing this for you

My2paisas Nov 21, 2015 06:00am

So all Americans are equal, bur Registered Muslims are more equal than other Muslims?

Patriot Nov 21, 2015 06:31am

I think there are enough databases tracking everyone already Trump!

Millat Nov 21, 2015 06:45am

Pakistan should call back all its people from USA....Pakistan is able enough to provide them better opportunities.... They can go to China instead...

Sense Nov 21, 2015 07:06am

You must understand all these politicians are trying to get support before the primaries,tomorrow nobody would remember what they said except the American Muslim voters

El Cid Nov 21, 2015 07:13am

He is saying what the West is thinking of doing officially. Unofficially it is already in effect.

Ak Nov 21, 2015 07:17am

He got my vote. Well done..

Ahmer Nov 21, 2015 07:18am

Stay in Pakistan and help it become prosperous instead of going abroad and getting humiliated every day.

Sailay Nov 21, 2015 07:37am

@WaheGuru when there a billion of you out there, the number tend to shift towards Indians. Basic stat. Nothing to be proud of.

sahil Nov 21, 2015 08:46am

@Ak Your one vote will not get Trump elected.

Arif Nov 21, 2015 10:09am

@Sameer we are fine, don't worry

joe Nov 21, 2015 11:48am

@sidney Is it only in USA..I think soon all over the world..

Indian007 Nov 21, 2015 05:47pm

@Hassan are you crazy? who said India is intolerant? Indian Muslims are most happy in the world.

aslam shaikh Nov 21, 2015 10:16pm

How about GPS ankle bracelets for us too?

D Khan Nov 22, 2015 07:43am

Every Action has reaction, equal and opposite.

Every terrorist attack, creates the ripples all over the world. Vocal People like Trump does not keep inside and that is honest. Some leaders may not be vocal and may hide the reaction and that is more dangerous than Mr. Trump.

Confused Nov 22, 2015 09:54am

Ha -good luck. I wait for the day, when Trump is tagged.

khanm Nov 22, 2015 04:47pm

Dear Donald Trump.. this is for ur info 1) "Hitler" Do you know who he was? He was a Christian, but media will never call Christians terrorists. 2) "Joseph Stalin called as Uncle Joe". He has killed 20 million human beings including 14.5 million were starved to death. Was he a Muslim? 3) "Mao Tse Tsung (China)" He has killed 14 to 20 million human beings. 4) "Benito Mussolini (Italy)" He has killed 400 thousand human beings. 5) "Ashoka" In Kalinga Battle He has killed 100 thousand human beings. 6) Embargo put by George Bush in Iraq, 1/2 million children has been killed in Iraq alone!!! Imagine these people are never called terrorists by the media. You still think that ISLAM is the problem? 1. The First World War, 17 million dead 2. The Second World War, 50-55 million dead 3. Nagasaki atomic bombs 200000 dead 4. The War in Vietnam, over 5 million dead 5. The War in Bosnia/Kosovo, over 5,00,000 dead 6. The War in Iraq (so far) 12,000,000 deaths 7. Afghanistan, Iraq, Palestine,Burma e

desidude Nov 23, 2015 07:16am

KhanM - I don't agree with what Trump has been saying. However, total population of Iraq is around 35 million. 12 million dead is a huge exaggeration - by orders of magnitude. And you are counting deaths in wars such as Ashoka's against Kalinga?