Yes.  I'm still ambivalent

Yes.  I'm still ambivalent about this and I think, pretty much along the same lines as Jay (sorry Jay, I'm afraid we're in agreement) that this will work out for the best.

But you have to be suspicious about the role of the Gulf dictatorships in this.  I can't help thinking that it's a bit like turkeys voting for Christmas.  Surely, even though they hate Daffy, they'd hate more to see a popular insurrection against a dictatorship succeed?  You have to wonder what they've been offered in return.  A free pass to massacre their own democracy activists perhaps?  Though I'm sure the vile Clinton will call for restraint on both sides!

Reply

  • Allowed HTML tags: <p> <h2> <h3> <div> <span> <blockquote> <!--break--> <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <hr> <br> <table> <td> <tr> <img> <map>
  • You may quote other posts using [quote] tags.

More information about formatting options

Type the characters you see in this picture. (verify using audio)
Type the characters you see in the picture above; if you can't read them, submit the form and a new image will be generated. Not case sensitive.