The UN Is Walking A Dangerous Rope

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    a little unilateralism never hurt anyone, right? After all, Are they not following the example set out by Bush? Besides, I would think that whatever weapons inspectors we have should go to Iraq and find THOSE weapons, not to a country thats willingly working with us at the current time.
     
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    Duh, Libya contacted Britain to intervene with US, that's the way it went down. Now, US and Britain go to UN with this and the UN says to stay out? Get a life. If France had not actively worked against US/UK pressure and let the 'full might' of UNSC come down on Iraq, perhaps there wouldn't have been a war there. But they did. US led coalition response? Welcome international rebuilding, with all but US monies. Hardly unilateralist.
     
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    I'm with DK on this one.

    The only reason the US and Britain have any interest in being involved is to further push the notion that Libya's cooperation was a direct result of the war on Iraq--to further justify a war that is still in need of a whole lot of justification worldwide.
     
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    Kathianne, chill hon. Don't let a little sarcasm fly by you.
     
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    Tell Elbarudi to pound salt up his ass. I wouldn't trust the UN to host a poker game.
     
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    posted by DK

    I reread, still 'flying by me', perhaps you might enlighten?
     
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    Bush said we'll do it alone (referring to iraq and weapons inspections) and the UN said we'll do it alone (libya and weapons inspections) so the unilateralism remark was sarcastic but my stand remains the same on where the US weapons inspectors should be.
     
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    Wasn't it the IAEA that stated that Iraq had no nuclear weapons program and the US and Britian that were saying that Saddam was trying to buy African uranium?

    Sounds to me like they had it right and the US/Britian were bumbling fools. How can the world trust the US/Britian inspectors when they use fraudulent documents to prop up pre-emptive war strikes?

    Seems like a no-brainer to me....


    -Bam
     
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    Bam, why did the UN want to continue the inspections then, if they had reached such a finding?
     

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