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by cassowary
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: "War With Iran Would Be a Disaster"
Replies: 116
Views: 2312

Re: tit-for-tat oil tanker seizures.

As for the Americans, are they not heirs to European civilization? No. Ours is a Greek-Latin civilization, the US belongs to the so-called Judeo-Christian civilization. There isn't much in common between the two...We are humanists, Americans are mostly theocrats... There is more in common between A...
by cassowary
Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: "War With Iran Would Be a Disaster"
Replies: 116
Views: 2312

Re: tit-for-tat oil tanker seizures.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/19/british-tanker-iran-capture-fears-stena-impero-uk-ship-latest I suppose that the Iranian government will now negotiate with the UK on the basis that if you release that tanker of ours that you seized off Gibraltar and we will release your two that we se...
by cassowary
Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: "War With Iran Would Be a Disaster"
Replies: 116
Views: 2312

Re: tit-for-tat oil tanker seizures.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/19/british-tanker-iran-capture-fears-stena-impero-uk-ship-latest I suppose that the Iranian government will now negotiate with the UK on the basis that if you release that tanker of ours that you seized off Gibraltar and we will release your two that we se...
by cassowary
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: "War With Iran Would Be a Disaster"
Replies: 116
Views: 2312

Re: "War With Iran Would Be a Disaster"

Britain warns of serious consequences https://nypost.com/2019/07/20/british-foreign-secretary-warns-of-serious-consequences-over-iran-seizing-oil-tanker/ Hang on, folks. The Brits are bristling their feathers. The reincarnated Light Brigade is about to descend on the hapless Persians. The British r...
by cassowary
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: "It's an ill wind....."
Replies: 95
Views: 1577

Re: It was a civil war Cassowary.

The war could be won if the Americans did not pull back. They won every battle but lost on the home front, thanks in large part to Socialist supporting leftists. ( :roll: sigh!) Despite all of my past efforts to enlighten you, you still seem impervious to any insights that contradict your own misco...
by cassowary
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: "It's an ill wind....."
Replies: 95
Views: 1577

Re: It was a civil war Cassowary.

The war could be won if the Americans did not pull back. They won every battle but lost on the home front, thanks in large part to Socialist supporting leftists. It is known that 58,209 American military were killed in Vietnam. But that was just part of the overall disaster: Although most of vetera...
by cassowary
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: "It's an ill wind....."
Replies: 95
Views: 1577

Re: It was a civil war Cassowary.

The difference between the British and French is that the British won while the French lost. The Malaya 'emergency was a "cheap", low level conflict fought by British and Commonwealth forces on a shoestring budget. By comparison the American armed intervention into Vietnam was done of a massive, ov...
by cassowary
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: "It's an ill wind....."
Replies: 95
Views: 1577

Re: It was a civil war Cassowary.

That essay was written immediately after the Dien Bien Phu victory. That was a very rash presumption for you to publish Cassowary, considering that the essay in question was published in one of our newspapers years after the 1975 fall of Saigon. Sorry, I made a mistake. Let me rephrase that. The fe...
by cassowary
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: "It's an ill wind....."
Replies: 95
Views: 1577

Re: It was a civil war Cassowary.

The Americans stepped in to save an already independent South Vietnam from Socialism/Communism. Could you please explain to me why they needed to? South Vietnam had about the same sized population as North Vietnam yet the North Vietnamese government never needed to call upon their allies, either th...
by cassowary
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: "It's an ill wind....."
Replies: 95
Views: 1577

Re: It was a civil war Cassowary.

You appear to be keen on giving the whole country to a Socialist dictatorship. Unjust, irrational accusation against me Cassowary. I refused to participate in any of the Vietnam Moratorium marches and rallies out here while the Vietnam War was being fought out specifically because even then I was u...