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#1 But the Olympics are still on-schedule, right? I mean priorities are priorities. Penn State, and Sandusky, et al... right? Money, home team, adults playing with little balls! Money! Woo hoo! Thanks college sports fans! Thanks UN! Thanks IOC! Distraction rules.
Posted by Scooter McGruder 2012-07-16 00:21||
#2 what's the olympis got too do with syria? Arw we supposed too stop life altogether because more middle easterners are killing each other? Hell nothing else would never get done if we stooped evry time they started fighting.
Posted by chris 2012-07-16 07:29||
#3 Syria is a spectator sport, just hope it stays that way.
Posted by bman 2012-07-16 10:05||
#4 The Olympics produces winners, the middle east produces losers. Besides, whatever international currency was blown on the botched puppet-coup in Egypt with the all-in on el-baradai and the past-charter maneuvers in Libya. All that leaves is very small footprint operations and hopefully without the tradeoff of giving the UN a number of treaties, such as arms and water rights as well as the normal boodle.
Normally the shoot-down of a fighter is, to paraphrase the fourth most effective vice-president in US history, a big fnkn deal; nobody other than those who choose to know, know. Prez can't make it through a fundraiser off-teleprompter, think he wants to go 0/5 in Middle East during prime time?
Arab spring baby, get a whiff.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-07-16 10:24||
#5 "What matters is that humanitarian law applies across the country, and that means civilians and those no longer taking part in the conflict are protected."
How? and by whom?
Posted by mom 2012-07-16 15:55||
#6 The ICRC ruling? That's got to be worth the paper it is printed on. How many divisions does the ICRC have anyway?
Posted by SteveS 2012-07-16 23:33||