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Originally posted by stumason
I am dubious about any reports the UK (not England as quoted in the source article) is involved. We currently have no aircraft carriers or even planes to fly off them! At most, we'd have a destroyer or two sat in the Med as part of our presence there anyway.
That said, we do have alot of soldiers and aircraft in Cyprus.edit on 24/1/11 by stumason because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by thoughtsfull
reply to post by schuyler
Well, given the problems last time around and the concerted effort to evacuate civilians I think it would be sensible for Western Governments to have some ships at the ready... All in all what was it 50 - 100K civilians lifted from Lebanon last time round??