reply to post by crazyewok
Sorry but i dont see how it the usa or uk job to sort the ME out?
Its not, but do we just sit back and watch literally hundreds of thousands of people die?
If the rest of the world simply turns a blind eye to it aren't we just as bad if we don't do the same?
Doesn't that make 'us' somewhat complicit in the murder and oppression?
The things that really stick in my throat are the lying and deceit along with the hypocrisy and double standards.
And then there's the insistence in forcing 'our' form of government or puppet leaders in place regardless of domestic wishes or sensibilities - but I
guess that's a discussion for another time and place.
I'm not that naïve that I think the US and UK get involved in these arena's for purely altruistic reasons, but greed and the desire to pursue their
own agenda isn't always the primary or only driver and motivation.
They have been killing each over for thousands of years and will continue to do so,
Yeah, its the same the world over - do we turn our back on the whole African continent because parts have been overrun with tribal warfare as long as
Do we consign all of the Middle East to potentially a life of misery just because of the religious nutjobs?
And if we do you honestly think Russia and China will leave well alone?
I'm sure they'd bust a gut to bring both into their own sphere of influence.
Nothing is black and white.
There dirty piece of sand is certainly not worth my life and if its not worth my life then i sure as hell dont want others from my country dieing
over that god forsaken place either.
I can certainly understand, sympathise and even agree with those sentiments to an extent.
Far too many have paid the ultimate sacrifice.
There seems to be an endless amount of questions and I'm afraid I don't profess to have all, if indeed any, of the answers.
I suspect there's no easy, clean and sanitised solutions.
edit on 4/1/14 by Freeborn because: typo