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Originally posted by LestatG
In relation to the British being 'on it', I think they are just making up for the fact that they got criticised for not doing enough sooner for the evacuees. Saw many reports on the news about it and the fact that why was the deputy PM was on a skiing holiday while the PM was out the of the country.
Originally posted by heydude
hearing about this i had a bad thought that came across me. Ok, now china has made deals with iran for oil. U.S.A backs ISREAL. what if iran or isreal strike at one another. what will china do to protect it's new friend that gives out oil there or what will the usa do to protect isreal? What will the egyptians do to the canal?The area there is quite hot and in turmoil and if the suez canal gets taken over. I believe that someone will have to do something to protect the ships that go thru there. That in itself is a huge problem, not to mention all cramped in the canal. IF ONE SHIP, JUST ONE SHIP got sank in the area all others would stop and everyones shipments would hault right there. WOW, This is pure chaos waiting to happen, no wonder everyone moving out of the way. who knows what psycho ghadafi has up his sleeve. When the shtf, i wonder if his ninja girlscouts will protect him. A meltdown of powers could possibly lead to an economic backlass that the U.S.A would have a hard time dealing with, without the suez canal. That area is so unstable right now and could go any day. egyptians,ghadafi,saudi, isreal,iran, The whole kabooot. This could lead to countries bickering over financial reasons. We already have enough crud to deal with and with this to boot.
The United States began moving warships toward Libya and froze $30 billion in the country’s assets on Monday as the administration declared all options on the table in its diplomatic, economic and military campaign to drive Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi from power.