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Whose invasion is just?

By Shane Joseph, published on Mar 30, 2014

There is brouhaha in the media these days about the Russian invasion of the Crimea and the subsequent referendum in that territory. Western governments call the invasion unjust, and the subsequent referendum invalid; Putin is labelled a blackguard - a throwback to Hitler, they say. By whose standards are these incursions into sovereign territories judged? By whose standards are referendums that are put together with obscure questions that deliver confused answers considered just?

I’m going to flip the coin to other “invasions”; Iraq by the USA and its allies on the hunt for mythical... (more)

Tags: us, destruction, west, east, referendum, crimea, russian, invasion, just

Whistling Dixie

By Anastasia , published on Mar 1, 2013

...own Union and not ours. Does he not have troubles enough on his doorstep? Perhaps he might care for a few helpful tips on managing his own affairs? Would he welcome such a thing? I rather think not.

He's a bit worried, you see, by Prime Minister David Cameron’s proposed in out referendum on British membership of our less perfect Union. His administration has gone so far as to ‘warn’ (good word) our government against secession. Has Obama, by chance, started to wear a stove pipe hat? There he is, hoping that the mystic chords of memory will swell as they are touched by... (more)

Tags: barack obama, european union, bureaucracy, david cameron, referendum, super national institutions

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