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Algeria, Mali, Nigeria...time for the UN to show its strength?


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#61 Methven Hornet

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 06:34 PM

The number of Bulgarian and Romanian immigrants that arrive next year will focus the debate.


The UK government are already thinking about advertising in Bulgaria and Romania. ;)
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#62 Wolford6

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 06:54 PM

My internet service has been on the blink all day and keeps cutting out. I had to draft comments on word, then cut and paste onto TRL.


To be honest, I then made a mistake by posting my comment about Eastern European immigration on the wrong thread ... it should have gone on the EU referendum thread.

Many apologies. I am a dull klutz.

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#63 Methven Hornet

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:04 PM

My internet service has been on the blink all day and keeps cutting out. I had to draft comments on word, then cut and paste onto TRL.


To be honest, I then made a mistake by posting my comment about Eastern European immigration on the wrong thread ... it should have gone on the EU referendum thread.

Many apologies. I am a dull klutz.

:blush:


I did wonder why I was posting about eastern Europe on an African thread. :wacko:
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#64 Phil

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:15 PM

So we're sending 250 military "advisors" to Mali. They won't be playing a combat role we're told. Didn't the USAs involvement in Vietnam start out as an "advisory" role?

That ended well didn't it?
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#65 gingerjon

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 07:48 PM

That ended well didn't it?


For the Communists.
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#66 Wolford6

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 08:06 PM

Apparently 58,000 US soldiers died in Vietnam.

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#67 Methven Hornet

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 09:21 PM

Apparently 58,000 US soldiers died in Vietnam.


How many Vietnamese soldiers?

How many Vietnamese civilians?
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#68 Wolford6

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 10:57 PM

Pretty horrific all round.

You can't bomb people into the stone age if they already live there.

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#69 Phil

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Posted 29 January 2013 - 10:58 PM

For the Communists.


Really? thanks for stating the bleeding obvious
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#70 gingerjon

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 10:46 AM

Really? thanks for stating the bleeding obvious


As you're a left-leaning type fellow I thought it worth clarifying whether you were thinking that a Communist victory was a good outcome or not?
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#71 JohnM

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 05:39 PM

UN in Mali? see http://www.presstv.i...-un-mali-force/




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