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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The international community must overcome its reluctance to get involved in Somalia and help put an end to abuses there, a special U.N. envoy said on Thursday

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The international community must overcome its reluctance to get involved in Somalia and help put an end to abuses there, a special U.N. envoy said on Thursday

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Are you approving we interfere with another country's sovereignty when they haven't threatened us or posess WMDs?...

Look what happened the last time...
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To bad we don't have a POTUS that could put together an international coalition. Maybe next POTUS. After what has happened the last 5 years we aren't in a position to do what we used to be able to do. I am not against intervention to save lives. Yugoslavia is a good example of how to stop the violence. We have lost much of our clout in the world.
But all of this Iraq crap aside. What is happening in Somolia is some sick ****. And I can't even imagine why anyone wouldn't want to help. Intervention in Iraq was the result of the administrations geopolitical theory. Not because of a humanitarian disaster. We should always respond to the later. If we can. Thats the America I believe in.
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I think we should stop policing the world altogether...

If people want to kill each other and don't bother Americans... let them...
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Are you approving we interfere with another country's sovereignty when they haven't threatened us or posess WMDs?...

Look what happened the last time...
I am sure if we invaded, the anti-war nutters would say McCain or Obama lied to get us into war with Somalia so we can steal their sand or other natural resources.
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I am sure if we invaded, the anti-war nutters would say McCain or Obama lied to get us into war with Somalia so we can steal their sand or other natural resources.
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I think we should stop policing the world altogether...

If people want to kill each other and don't bother Americans... let them...
They key words here are "each other".

There really isn't much "other" when it's genocide.
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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The international community must overcome its reluctance to get involved in Somalia and help put an end to abuses there, a special U.N. envoy said on Thursday
Scoop: 90K Somali Children Could Die Without More Support

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New York, Feb 14 2008 - About 90,000 children in war-ravaged Somalia could die in the next few months without immediate supplementary nutrition and therapeutic feeding, an official with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said today, calling for stepped-up international support.





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But our marines already went ashore there I saw the invasion myself cause the "reporters" were already there. Let's send the peace corps in cause we lost the war AND the peace in Somalia.

Actually we have been supporting their next door neighbors in helping to rid the entire region of the "problem" which as if you couldn't possibly guess is the fact that the Muslims are still trying to take control and they do it so nicely that no one could possibly want to object.


And as for Yugoslavia......perhaps you should find out what happened there and what has been happening since and when you do I promise you you will no longer have the ignorance to call it a "success". Like Iraq is becoming no matter how much you liberals keep fighting against it.
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When we were in Somalia, my children were still at home and my youngest and I were studying Ireland at the time. We found Ireland on the world globe and my child asked me where Somalia was. So we found it on the globe too. What was interesting to me was I already had my finger on Texas where we lived at the time and placing the other hand on Somalia, I couldn't help but notice the offshore geography was so similar! My husband said that was probably the only reason we were there in the first place and as soon as they got the offshore oil under control we would be gone.
Now I never had thought of my husband as a clairvoyant, but.....
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