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Originally posted by Lucretius
UN can only go in on "invite" from the government...
OMG politics are keeping them from stopping it? Jesus what is this world coming to.
[edit on 29-11-2004 by Croat69]
Originally posted by tsuribito
I think the African Union will be deploying troops there. I remember having seen on TV that German Planes are supposed to transport them.
The Parliament has not decided yet, though
Not english but translator bots are your friend
Originally posted by bobjohnson
Sudan has oil, thats one of the causes of the civil war, government control of oil fields.
... it seems the Sudanese government are just another bunch of headcases the west will do business with.
Originally posted by Thomas Crowne
Sandge, your hatred seems to be blinding you.
It is not just about the U.S. or maybe you think the U.N. is all about us. You might notice that the U.N. sees us as a monetary sponge and nothing else.
No, it is all of the Western World, not just the U.S., who see little value in stopping atrocities in Africa. I, too, find it very shameful.
Originally posted by MrNice
It’s one I am sure Bush wishes he could go in and correct.
However, because of the vocal non-support the administration faces when trying to take any action (look at how the left reacts to almost anything he does…the venom is amazing) Bush’s hands are tied.
Not to make fun of the situation but the last tiime the germans sent planes to Africa it didnt turn out so well.
an important point if you consider the attitudes of african nations towards europe
No, it is all of the Western World, not just the U.S., who see little value in stopping atrocities in Africa.