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OldCM
Well, of course, ...
Thu Mar 17, 2011 19:47
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... I agree with you. We can't run around the world trying to "force" democracy in countries that have never had it. We tried that with the Palestinians and what did they do? Elected Hamas! Who's to say the Arabs in Libya won't elect Taliban-like leaders?

  • To Me, This Illustrates A Danger...Uru Hammer, Thu Mar 17 16:08
    ...in getting into foreign wars of aggression on false pretenses. If we were not mucked up in Iraq, or bogged down if Afghanistan, we might be able to provide real support to an honest-to-goodness... more
    • Well, of course, ... — OldCM, Thu Mar 17 19:47
      • I See Libya As Different...Uru Hammer, Mon Mar 21 09:09
        They rose up, they rebelled. In fact, they have been pretty clear about not wanting foreign troops to come into the country, although they appreciate the no-fly zone. I think we should support Libya. ... more
        • I sure hope ...OldCM, Mon Mar 21 11:52
          ... that none of our flyboys get shot down or otherwise killed. That part of the world isn't familiar with democracy. Guess they'll "elect" another despot. But, who knows?
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