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Forum: Europe 08-14-2014
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Posted By JMA
Likewise.

Likewise.
Forum: Middle East 08-14-2014
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Views: 242,693
Posted By JMA
Good you raise this. Prevalent in the NGO...

Good you raise this. Prevalent in the NGO community are the preconceived ideas expats arrive in Africa with. They then go on to screw things up further as they control how and where the money is...
Forum: Europe 08-13-2014
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Posted By JMA
LOL... loyal to the end. Caught unawares,...

LOL... loyal to the end.

Caught unawares, dithering, scared, etc.

History will show whether the CIA provided advanced warning or failed again. Either way it has been a Keystone Cops situation.
Forum: Europe 08-12-2014
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Posted By JMA
For the record, would you be so kind as to list...

For the record, would you be so kind as to list these 'disputes' and how they arose?
Forum: Europe 08-12-2014
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Posted By JMA
I would be interested in know whether there is a...

I would be interested in know whether there is a code of conduct for moderators? If there is, it should be publically available. If not it would explain why there is no consistency and some cases...
Forum: Middle East 08-12-2014
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Views: 49,038
Posted By JMA
This would justify Hamas' use of terrorism?

This would justify Hamas' use of terrorism?
Forum: Europe 08-12-2014
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Posted By JMA
Your second sentence is the weakest element of...

Your second sentence is the weakest element of SWC.

Secondly I doubt if anyone is against the rules of engagement around here but it is the abysmal quality of the moderation with repeated examples...
Forum: Europe 08-12-2014
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Posted By JMA
As per my comment in another thread if this...

As per my comment in another thread if this "comment" was so persuasive then why wasn't it used when Russia invaded the Crimea?
Forum: Africa 08-12-2014
Replies: 241
Views: 134,791
Posted By JMA
Carl, you will find the following article...

Carl, you will find the following article interesting:

Adopting Africa by Paul Theroux (http://www.playboy.com/playground/view/adopting-africa)

and this one:

The Charitable-Industrial...
Forum: Europe 08-11-2014
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Posted By JMA
Why?

Why?
Forum: Europe 08-11-2014
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Posted By JMA
Good point. The question that should be...

Good point.

The question that should be asked is why didn't the US make this persuasive call back when Russia first invaded Crimea?
Forum: Middle East 08-11-2014
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Views: 242,693
Posted By JMA
The US military goes a bundle on ethics and moral...

The US military goes a bundle on ethics and moral courage and the West Point Honor Code but seldom live up to the standard.

Shinseki's projection on the requirement for post invasion forces was...
Forum: Europe 08-11-2014
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Posted By JMA
Who will stop them?

Who will stop them?
Forum: Europe 08-11-2014
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Views: 156,540
Posted By JMA
Nah... You getting yourself in a tangle...

Nah...

You getting yourself in a tangle here.

As long as there is the near certainty of the populace taking to the streets which could get ugly Putin needs to be careful just how much he can...
Forum: Europe 08-11-2014
Replies: 636
Views: 156,540
Posted By JMA
You can't help yourself can you? Under the...

You can't help yourself can you?

Under the terms of the Budapest Memorandum Ukraine gave up the world's third largest nuclear weapons stockpile in exchange for security assurances against threats...
Forum: Middle East 08-11-2014
Replies: 1,149
Views: 242,693
Posted By JMA
I appreciate just how humiliating it is for...

I appreciate just how humiliating it is for Americans right now but when the signs were that it was all going pear-shaped the 'flock' blindly supported a failing policy and attacked anyone who...
Forum: Middle East 08-11-2014
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Views: 242,693
Posted By JMA
And what will be created by the destruction of...

And what will be created by the destruction of Christian sites by radical Muslems?
Forum: Europe 08-11-2014
Replies: 636
Views: 156,540
Posted By JMA
You seem a bit confused... again. Your final...

You seem a bit confused... again.

Your final sentence counters the premise in your first sentence as applied to Russia.

Arguing for the sake of arguing is pretty ridiculous don't you think?
Forum: Europe 08-11-2014
Replies: 636
Views: 156,540
Posted By JMA
A selective memory I see. Another example of...

A selective memory I see.

Another example of a misrepresentation of what I said. Deliberate I'm sure but perhaps to you a nuke is a nuke and the yield of a tactical nuclear weapon is lost on you....
Forum: Europe 08-11-2014
Replies: 636
Views: 156,540
Posted By JMA
Outlaw, the smart guys don't think so, they...

Outlaw, the smart guys don't think so, they believe that they are so smart that can just apply a little thought to the matter and come up with a workable solution. There is enough evidence to prove...
Forum: Europe 08-10-2014
Replies: 4,772
Views: 606,991
Posted By JMA
So you too misquote me. I said: ...

So you too misquote me.

I said:



There is no doubt the US can take credit and the kudos for bringing Soviet Russia to its knees. That was good for the world as a whole. that good work done...
Forum: Middle East 08-09-2014
Replies: 1,149
Views: 242,693
Posted By JMA
Yes, the US currently is very confused about what...

Yes, the US currently is very confused about what is going on in the world right now.

Screwed up Libya, dithered on Syria until it boiled over, presided over a bad ending in Iraq, impotent with...
Forum: Europe 08-09-2014
Replies: 636
Views: 156,540
Posted By JMA
Look up 'Antonio Negri' and see where he is...

Look up 'Antonio Negri' and see where he is coming from. Maybe the difference is that you are doing it for the money and he for ideological reasons... but he seems to have missed that communism...
Forum: Europe 08-09-2014
Replies: 4,772
Views: 606,991
Posted By JMA
You don't get it do you? Yes the US has...

You don't get it do you?

Yes the US has military and economic power and probably will maintain its position in this regard... but what the US have already lost and which will never be regained is...
Forum: Middle East 08-09-2014
Replies: 1,149
Views: 242,693
Posted By JMA
Slap the question is how we have reached this...

Slap the question is how we have reached this point in history.

It was the West's failure to act in Syria - led by current US Administration - which set the scene for the current state of affairs...
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