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 Post subject: A rat in every pot. ;)
PostPosted: Mon Nov 08, 2004 6:14 pm 
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0, ... 76,00.html


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 08, 2004 6:33 pm 
Kazriko wrote:
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,542-1350576,00.html

Offers a clear explanation as to why no one anywhere likes to get involved in peacekeeping operations. What do you do when the local factions are loony enough to let the country be destroyed rather than try to make peace?


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 09, 2004 5:29 pm 
How about - "What do you want to do when neither side trusts the other, but they trust the peacekeepers less?"


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 09, 2004 5:53 pm 
deranged dm wrote:
How about - "What do you want to do when neither side trusts the other, but they trust the peacekeepers less?"

Declare Option FUBAR and bail out. Which is what Reagan did in Lebanon and Clinton in Somalia. The book of Blackhawk Down is a great read, by the way, and very insightful. The authors speeches since 9/11 make a lot less sense than what he wrote at the time.


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