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Forum: Politics 08/29/14, 12:12 PM
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Posted By Nuns On A Bus
Nah not really What do base this on?...

Nah not really

What do base this on? Economically, I can almost guarantee that joining the EU would leave Ukraine's economy better off and their income more equally spread throughout the country....
Forum: Politics 08/26/14, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 76,786
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
Long term truce reached over Gaza...

Long term truce reached over Gaza (http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-28939350)

Russian soldiers get lost in Ukraine (http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28934213)
Forum: Politics 08/20/14, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 151,290
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
To be fair, the violence against the Kurds,...

To be fair, the violence against the Kurds, Yazidis, and other minorities in the region started well before the Iran-Iraq War and our awful position on Saddam and Iraq in general. This isn't a new...
Forum: Politics 08/17/14, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 76,786
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
Yep, they blocked them. Their official motive if...

Yep, they blocked them. Their official motive if I recall correctly was to stop the flow of weapons from Gaza into the Sinai because there were militants there attacking Egyptian targets and stirring...
Forum: Politics 08/17/14, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 151,290
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
Ebola is going to get much worse before (if) it...

Ebola is going to get much worse before (if) it gets under control.
Forum: Politics 08/17/14, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 76,786
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
Because they are, and have been since the...

Because they are, and have been since the military took over.

The chart could be better in that Qatar and Jordan both should be included for a more full picture, but it's a good start to...
Forum: Politics 08/16/14, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 76,786
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
They're so oppressed!

They're so oppressed!
Forum: Politics 08/16/14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 76,786
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
http://www.slate.com/features/2014/07/middle_east/...

http://www.slate.com/features/2014/07/middle_east/graphics/graphical_version.png
Apparently Jordan doesn't count in the ME though.
Forum: Politics 08/16/14, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 151,290
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
What is your position on peoples unable to enjoy...

What is your position on peoples unable to enjoy the right to self-determination due to facing oppression from IS, like that which is currently taking place to the "hill peoples" in northwestern...
Forum: Politics 08/13/14, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 151,290
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
I wouldn't necessarily disagree with this post,...

I wouldn't necessarily disagree with this post, but you assume a lot more malice was involved than I think was the case. We were so woefully bad at nation building for the first 5 or so years of the...
Forum: Politics 08/11/14, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 151,290
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
Would you care to expand on how we caused this...

Would you care to expand on how we caused this current situation?
Forum: Politics 08/08/14, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 151,290
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
I'm excited to learn how awful it is that we help...

I'm excited to learn how awful it is that we help to stop a genocide.
Forum: Politics 08/07/14, 07:22 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 50,900
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
That's exactly what my point was too!!!!!!!!!

That's exactly what my point was too!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Politics 08/06/14, 07:07 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 50,900
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
Lol

Lol
Forum: Politics 08/05/14, 08:26 PM
Replies: 801
Views: 50,900
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
So, that NDTV video...

So, that NDTV video...
Forum: News 08/05/14, 08:13 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 6,749
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
I understand their tactics. The fact remains that...

I understand their tactics. The fact remains that firing from an area with non combatants in order to protect yourself from return fire is against the rules of war. War crimes are not mitigated due...
Forum: News 08/05/14, 12:30 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 6,749
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
How does it depend on their intentions? Using...

How does it depend on their intentions? Using humans to shield targets of importance from air attacks isn't using humans as shields unless someone explicitly states that's why they're doing it?
Forum: News 08/05/14, 12:29 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 6,749
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
See, where our discussion is being derailed is in...

See, where our discussion is being derailed is in your insistence for it to either be all or nothing genocide or ethnic cleansing. You're arguing that since Israel has not made it a policy for the...
Forum: Politics 08/03/14, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 151,290
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
http://i.imgur.com/C7r58rG.png

http://i.imgur.com/C7r58rG.png
Forum: News 08/02/14, 09:05 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 6,749
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
But ethnic cleansing is a term with a definition,...

But ethnic cleansing is a term with a definition, and your definition isn't the definition, so I can see why you would think it was a demonizing term rather than what it is. Ethnic cleansing isn't...
Forum: News 08/02/14, 08:59 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 6,749
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
Would you still consider it a war crime, just not...

Would you still consider it a war crime, just not using human shields? They're only human shields if a gun is pointed at them, but if a missile is pointed at them then that changes things entirely...
Forum: Politics 08/01/14, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 151,290
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
I want that I/P thread to go on forever

I want that I/P thread to go on forever
Forum: News 08/01/14, 12:24 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 6,749
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
Far from ethnic cleansing? They emptied at least...

Far from ethnic cleansing? They emptied at least a few villages of Palestinian civilians. The effect didn't need to be annihilation of the Palestinians as a whole to qualify. I want to make clear,...
Forum: News 07/31/14, 11:53 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 6,749
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
Would you admit that there was also ethnic...

Would you admit that there was also ethnic cleansing in areas of Israel done by Israeli forces in 1949, and that you're being a bit generous in your characterization of what happened to many Arab...
Forum: News 07/31/14, 11:48 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 6,749
Posted By Nuns On A Bus
Do you consider launching rockets from populated...

Do you consider launching rockets from populated areas to be using human shields?


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