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2013-10-15 Africa North
Egypt used 'live ammo' against Morsi backers: Amnesty
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Posted by Fred 2013-10-15 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6475 views ]  Top
 File under: Arab Spring 

#1 I'm not terribly 'offended' by this, to use the PC lexicon.
Posted by Raj 2013-10-15 00:26||   2013-10-15 00:26|| Front Page Top

#2 when it was not strictly necessary
Why does it sounds familiar
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2013-10-15 03:37||   2013-10-15 03:37|| Front Page Top

#3 So the goal posts have now been moved from "reasonable" to "strictly" hmmmmmmmm??

How about grape-shot? Is that a resonable alternative?
Posted by AlanC 2013-10-15 07:00||   2013-10-15 07:00|| Front Page Top

#4 Deda am!mo makes live islamists, live islamists make dead Copts and dead {good, not as bad} guys. Live ammo makes dead islamists and live Copts and {good, not as bad} guys.

Choice is obvious.
Posted by JFM  2013-10-15 07:14||   2013-10-15 07:14|| Front Page Top

#5 The Morsi backers were armed and probably fired first. Saw a photo of at least one 'petrol bomb' being deployed, too.

Security forces did what they needed to do.
Posted by Mullah Richard 2013-10-15 08:08||   2013-10-15 08:08|| Front Page Top

#6 Given the existent economy and sanctions on the sitting government, the kinder gentler tools used by 'rich' Western countries are not available or practical. They just use the old fashion (re:historical) means of dealing with (as previously noted concerning the Copts) other death dealers.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-10-15 08:34||   2013-10-15 08:34|| Front Page Top

#7 Hmmm... live ammo -- that's the kind that works, right? Proceed.
Posted by regular joe 2013-10-15 17:51||   2013-10-15 17:51|| Front Page Top

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