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Old Sep 21st 2017, 6:31 pm
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Not published in the US probably a Breitbart fan, or is that too liberal for you.
Oh come off it !
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Old Sep 21st 2017, 6:40 pm
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How do you build camps in countries at war.
Which country would have been responsible for defending them.
All that would have happened would have been a repeat of Bosnia and Ruanda where the U.N. forces where either to weak or not motivated enough to defend the camp inhabitants from those determined to kill them.Camps were set up in Jordan and Lebanon.
If the UN had ever functioned properly and served the purpose for which it was founded then the measures I described could have been achieved. All you've pointed out is a good argument for dissolving it.
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Old Sep 21st 2017, 7:06 pm
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So would you deny that that there are thousands of young Muslim men across Europe who feel they have been denied the opportunities available to non- Muslims, that they feel disconnected? They may have no intentions of ever carrying out acts of terrorism but nevertheless that feeling of alienation exists. It could be a time bomb for the future.

There are plenty of people with better insight than I who believe the same thing.

Merkel may think she's doing humanity a favour by accepting legions of refugees into Germany and bullying other countries to do the same but if these people just end up living in the down at heels, poor neighborhoods of the large cities across the EU then I leave you to imagine the outcome.
I reckon the only sensible solution is to tell 'em all to bugger off. After all, they're out to take over the world, right?
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Old Sep 21st 2017, 7:19 pm
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If the UN had ever functioned properly and served the purpose for which it was founded then the measures I described could have been achieved. All you've pointed out is a good argument for dissolving it.
The UN is only as strong as its member countries. Which countries do you think are willing to provide adequate protection for refugee camps in the middle of a volatile war zone?
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Old Sep 21st 2017, 7:20 pm
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I reckon the only sensible solution is to tell 'em all to bugger off. After all, they're out to take over the world, right?
Well they have tried to conquer Europe at least once in the distant past. Bram Stoker's inspiration for Dracula was a Romanian nobleman who earned the nickname Vlad the Impaler due to his habit of chucking captured Turkish prisoners from the castle battlements onto pointed wooden stakes below. Not that I'm suggesting that this should be done to Islamic terrorists.

Vlad the Impaler is still something of a hero to this day in Romania since he saved the country from the Turks.

Just thought I'd mention it since memories of past attempted Muslim invasions of eastern Europe still run strong in some of those countries. Could be the reason that they don't go along with Merkel.

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Old Sep 21st 2017, 7:24 pm
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The UN is only as strong as its member countries. Which countries do you think are willing to provide adequate protection for refugee camps in the middle of a volatile war zone?
All countries should be ready and willing to provide the troops for that purpose.
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All countries should be ready and willing to provide the troops for that purpose.
And the bottom line is they weren't. So how does your suggestion then make sense?
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Well they have tried to conquer Europe at least once in the distant past. Bram Stoker's inspiration for Dracula was a Romanian nobleman who earned the nickname Vlad the Impaler due to his habit of chucking captured Turkish prisoners from the castle battlements onto pointed wooden stakes below. Not that I'm suggesting that this should be done to Islamic terrorists.

Vlad the Impaler is still something of a hero to this day in Romania since he saved the country from the Turks.

Just thought I'd mention it since memories of past attempted Muslim invasions of eastern Europe still run strong in some of those countries. Could be the reason that they don't go along with Merkel.

Maybe it's because Vote Leave kept telling the lie that 76 million Turks were about to join the EU.....

"Crime is far higher in Turkey than the UK. Gun ownership is also more widespread. Because of the EU's free movement laws, the government will not be able to exclude Turkish criminals from entering the UK."

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Well, at least we now know the motivation behind the delusion.
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If the UN had ever functioned properly and served the purpose for which it was founded then the measures I described could have been achieved. All you've pointed out is a good argument for dissolving it.
Tell that to the people of South Korea or Israel whose very existence is based on the U.N. .
Or Cyprus or Kosovo.
You really do need to brush up on your knowledge of international affairs.
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Well they have tried to conquer Europe at least once in the distant past. Bram Stoker's inspiration for Dracula was a Romanian nobleman who earned the nickname Vlad the Impaler due to his habit of chucking captured Turkish prisoners from the castle battlements onto pointed wooden stakes below. Not that I'm suggesting that this should be done to Islamic terrorists.

Vlad the Impaler is still something of a hero to this day in Romania since he saved the country from the Turks.

Just thought I'd mention it since memories of past attempted Muslim invasions of eastern Europe still run strong in some of those countries. Could be the reason that they don't go along with Merkel.

Vlad was an ally of the turks at one time and paid them a tribute , his brother reputedly a lover of the Sultan.
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Tell that to the people of South Korea or Israel whose very existence is based on the U.N. .
Or Cyprus or Kosovo.
You really do need to brush up on your knowledge of international affairs.
That doesn't do away with the fact that the UN has failed on so many other occasions. The most senseless policy when it comes to peacekeeping is that troops under UN command are forbidden to engage in combat when in certain operations. That's probably why many countries are reluctant to put their troops in harm's way since the option for self defence doesn't exist.

As it concerns Kosovo I would be more inclined to give NATO along with the Kosovo Liberation Army credit for that country's existence. The Serbians called it quits after Clinton had a few bombs dropped on it's home territory

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Vlad was an ally of the turks at one time and paid them a tribute , his brother reputedly a lover of the Sultan.
Maybe Vlad found out about his brothers gay relationship and took matters into his own hands with the Turks.
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And the bottom line is they weren't. So how does your suggestion then make sense?
Which only makes my argument that the UN is impotent and basically ineffective even more valid.
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Which only makes my argument that the UN is impotent and basically ineffective even more valid.
So what are your proposals for making it less "impotent" and "ineffective"?
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