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Posted by Iblis 2012-02-10 00:15||
#2 A learning event.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-02-10 05:39||
#3 But bombing girl schools and kidnapping (and likely raping) Korean women is still ok right?
Posted by CrazyFool 2012-02-10 08:16||
#4 All I can say is that Bush was a lousy judge of character. Everyone he picked in Iraq was defective in some way, with Maliki being outright anti-American and some kind of dictator-wannabe, and Karzai appears to be a high-functioning drug addict of some kind. We should have guessed as much, given the gushy things he said about Putin.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2012-02-10 09:32||
#5 Bush was a lousy judge of character.
Assumes there were some with character Bush could have picked but overlooked. The whole problem with this cesspool that is south west Asia is that assumption is incorrect. That is why we should get out and buy oil from whatever potentate wants to sell and ignore everything else until they change.
Posted by Nimble Spemble 2012-02-10 09:52||
#6 OK, maybe we should get out. But bomb Karzai first.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2012-02-10 10:23||
#7 "One of the children left a hastily-scribbled note: 'Exterminate them all. The Horror! The Horror!' is all it said..."
Posted by mojo 2012-02-10 10:38||
#8 Karzai has conveniently forgotten the 4 French soldiers that were shot and killed by his ANA soldier within the last 2 weeks. Not that that excuses any deaths of noncombatants that cannot be supported by Additional Protocol 1 sections 52 to 58. In short one NEVER targets children, unless they are doing something that makes them a military target, or they are too close to a mil target - where discrimination and proportionality come into play. Human error is, however, always a factor ---and well we are dealing with the French here - not that any other coaltion country can claim a perfect record. It only takes some misunderstanding as to the coordinate numbers to dial in the wrong place. Oh - so that might mean a language issue between French and English over the secure net?? Oh. Like thats not a possibility.
No matter -these things do get investigated to the teeth each and every time. And now with Afghan investigators too.
Karzai is on thin ice there. He knows the above. He just has to say it for the masses, or so he thinks. It would be better if he fully explained the process to his people. They might even start to believe him.
Posted by Northern Cousin 2012-02-10 11:21||
#9 He is an ungrateful S.O.B!
Posted by Paul D 2012-02-10 13:56||
#10 #9 He is an ungrateful S.O.B!
Posted by Paul D
Islamic "gratitude" is a bit different than that which we are accustomed to.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-02-10 14:20||
#11 Watching BBC news re Syria tonight.Guy in Homs says we call on the Arab League to help us.We call on muslims to help us.Still no help.We now call on Obama to help us.ie Last resort to ask non muslims!.The Sunnis have spent the rest of the year slagging us off/fighting us in Afghan/Iraq etc.Horrible hypocrites th lot of them!
Posted by Paul D 2012-02-10 16:00||
#12 What was the baby duck and baby bunny count, Hamid?
Posted by OldSpook 2012-02-10 20:05||
#13 Watching BBC news re Syria tonight.Guy in Homs says we call on the Arab League to help us.We call on muslims to help us.Still no help.We now call on Obama to help us.ie Last resort to ask non muslims!.The Sunnis have spent the rest of the year slagging us off/fighting us in Afghan/Iraq etc.Horrible hypocrites th lot of them!
As I've said before, the Gulf kingdoms aren't about to help the Muslim Brotherhood come to power in Syria, given that its long-term goal is to create a caliphate via military conquest that incorporates their kingdoms under its rule, before turning its attention to the infidel.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2012-02-10 20:51||