Burning Allies.... And Ourselves

Discussion in 'Middle East - General' started by NATO AIR, Mar 11, 2006.

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    A fiasco whose true cost we won't understand or "get" until its too late.

     
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    Pitiful---We scream for moderate muslims to stand up and help fight the terrorists and what do we do when they do stand up? Smack em back down. Hopefully there wil lbe no more calls or expectations for moderate muslims to do anything.
     
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    United Arab emirates is not that important. It is very very small in geography and population. It is the symbol-effect.
     
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    Not important ?? It's strategic location on the Straight of Hormuz is vital. The Us war effort would be seriously hampered without the ability to use it for a staging area.
     
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    Iran is able to hinder ships going through Hormuz. This revises importance of UAE in the gulf. And for Airforce i don ot see importance for UAE.
     
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    And where is CENTCOM? was it Kuwait or UAE?
     
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    Well I guess since David Ignatious (who the hell is he) said it it must be true. :smoke:
     
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    A little research will take you a long way.

    Check it out:

    http://www.davidignatius.com/ie4Newspaper.html

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    Yeah... I'm beginning to get the feeling that the port deal would have been a good thing. I have had mixed feelings about it until now.

    :runs out before RWA finds me:
     
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    WoW I guess it has to be true then, I mean this guy writes for the wash post so he must be bang on. :sleep:

     

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