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totodeinhere Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-19-11 12:18 PM
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31. Oh great. There's noting like a good war.
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  -Military strikes on Libya within hours: France joshcryer  Mar-18-11 02:52 AM   #0 
  - I guess they will send the Legion in first.....nt  old mark   Mar-18-11 03:05 AM   #1 
  - Mais, oui!  pinboy3niner   Mar-18-11 03:24 AM   #4 
     - More like this, actually---  old mark   Mar-18-11 06:35 AM   #13 
  - We should expect to see French warplanes entering Libyan airspace to engage Libyan warplanes.  Selatius   Mar-18-11 03:12 AM   #2 
  - Indeed. MiG-23 vs Dassault Mirage 2000 should be no contest.  joshcryer   Mar-18-11 03:19 AM   #3 
  - The Libyans have a few old Mirages as well  bigworld   Mar-18-11 06:44 AM   #15 
  - "The aerial fighting should be brief."  fittosurvive   Mar-18-11 08:58 AM   #20 
     - Some good questions, IMHO  susu369   Mar-19-11 04:41 PM   #38 
  - My guess is at least 10 hours. If they are going to do it, it won't be during the day. n/t  Turborama   Mar-18-11 03:29 AM   #5 
  - Misurata is screwed then.  joshcryer   Mar-18-11 03:44 AM   #6 
  - Is this their way of showing conservatives in America that "faggy countries" have weapons, too? n/t.  Corruption Winz   Mar-18-11 04:03 AM   #7 
  - Sarkozy, Burlesque-oni, Cameron, Saud, Thani, Ibn Zayid, Khalifa -- quite the "coalition"  Alamuti Lotus   Mar-18-11 04:29 AM   #8 
  - oh goody another war...  OKDem08   Mar-18-11 04:40 AM   #9 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-18-11 05:36 AM   #10 
  - Qadaffi started the war against his own citizens.  Kurska   Mar-18-11 05:54 AM   #11 
  - That would only be the beginning...I believe he would be killing his "enemies"  old mark   Mar-18-11 06:33 AM   #12 
  - Excatly  Kurska   Mar-18-11 06:45 AM   #16 
  - I've just become rather cynical at the selective use of  OKDem08   Mar-18-11 10:30 AM   #21 
     - I agree with you there- I never understood why we didn't go into Darfur...  old mark   Mar-19-11 09:03 AM   #24 
        - The Saudi ... tah dah  OKDem08   Mar-20-11 04:45 AM   #39 
  - Britain and France are taking the lead on this. nt  CJCRANE   Mar-18-11 06:37 AM   #14 
  - yes, if france goes in, we need to vote third party....  dionysus   Mar-18-11 10:41 AM   #23 
  - I'm cautiously optmistice this won't drag out forever.....  groundloop   Mar-18-11 06:56 AM   #17 
  - merde.  Maine-ah   Mar-18-11 07:01 AM   #18 
  - je comprendre  OKDem08   Mar-18-11 10:32 AM   #22 
  - Even the western imperial powers get it right occasionally  Lars77   Mar-18-11 07:37 AM   #19 
  - If that's the case you should also wish the South won the Civil War  faz   Mar-19-11 09:31 AM   #26 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Mar-19-11 09:42 AM   #27 
     - Your post makes no sense at all. The Libyan rebels are not even close to the Confederacy.  Alexander   Mar-19-11 11:45 AM   #28 
     - Why not? Some rebels want to take over the country  faz   Mar-19-11 12:03 PM   #30 
        - Gaddafi is a murderous dictator, killing thousands of innocent people.  Alexander   Mar-19-11 12:26 PM   #32 
           - So was Saddam Hussein, Shah Pahlavi, or Hosni Mubarak  faz   Mar-19-11 01:16 PM   #33 
              - Actually it was the "imperialist countries" that installed the Shah in the first place.  Alexander   Mar-19-11 02:43 PM   #34 
                 - I'm sure all these little wars in Africa are nothing more than a proxy war for  faz   Mar-19-11 03:02 PM   #35 
                    - I'm sure they're all secretly run by alien lizard people!  Alexander   Mar-19-11 04:14 PM   #37 
     - Does it matter? It's a civil war  faz   Mar-19-11 11:51 AM   #29 
  - Old timer imperialist French is bloody thirsty again!  faz   Mar-19-11 09:30 AM   #25 
  - Oh great. There's noting like a good war.  totodeinhere   Mar-19-11 12:18 PM   #31 
  - Finally, the French unemployment rate dips  faz   Mar-19-11 03:06 PM   #36 

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