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    Re: The UN officially doesn't matter

    I don't know, Libya hasn't caused to many problems recently.

    Whether that is due to our invasion of Iraq or not is debatable.


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    Re: The UN officially doesn't matter

    Has the UN ever mattered? We should just get out of that joke.


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    Re: The UN officially doesn't matter

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Has the UN ever mattered? We should just get out of that joke.
    I'm not sure whether the UN matters, but coalitions do seem to matter.

    Coalitions are used to legitimize the cost of what would other wise be viewed as unilateralism.

    In Desert Storm 1, Saudi Arabia funded much of the operation. Unfortunately a similar situation does not exist in Iraq.



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    Re: The UN officially doesn't matter

    Quote Originally Posted by Incyte View Post
    I don't know, Libya hasn't caused to many problems recently.

    Whether that is due to our invasion of Iraq or not is debatable.
    I will give them a small amount of credit for straightening up their act, more than likely due to the writing on the wall post 9/11. However, do you take your local street thug and put him on the city council a year after he cleans up his act under threat of an *ss whooping? I think not.



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    Re: The UN officially doesn't matter

    As embarrassing as the UN is, from time to time, it serves two major purposes that make it seem worthwhile. First, the UN can be counted on to show the public that great bunches of these countries are crewed and led by raving lunatics/idiots.

    Second, and more importantly, it is a good indirect line of diplomacy. That's why "we" created it in the first place.

    Of course, as a governing body they are irrelevant. It was made that way on purpose.



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    Re: The UN officially doesn't matter

    Quote Originally Posted by Incyte View Post
    I don't know, Libya hasn't caused to many problems recently.

    Whether that is due to our invasion of Iraq or not is debatable.

    Last time I cared about the Libyans was when they shot Doc Brown. Bastards.



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    Re: The UN officially doesn't matter

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    Last time I cared about the Libyans was when they shot Doc Brown. Bastards.
    Yeah, those bastards! Who's Doc Brown?



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    Re: The UN officially doesn't matter

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Yeah, those bastards! Who's Doc Brown?
    Back to the Future.......I think.



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    Re: The UN officially doesn't matter

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Yeah, those bastards! Who's Doc Brown?

    Wow. You serious clark?



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    Re: The UN officially doesn't matter

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    Wow. You serious clark?
    Ok, now I am going to have to take my ignorant self over to google to figure it out. As long as I don't short circuit my keyboard from the drool hanging out of my mouth.



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    Re: The UN officially doesn't matter

    Ahhhh, Stormin was right. I know him by just Doc, but then that would have generated more stupid questions out of me than this did.



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    Its ok, youre forgiven. =)



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