But what about the other Big Three? How can the media overlook their part in trying to better protect human rights through procrastination?
* * * * *ISRAEL:
Yeah. Didn't see that one coming.
After the rather stupid act of sending in troops to break prisoners OUT of a Palestinian Authority-controlled prison, nothing the acting Olmert Government does shocks me.
Oh yeah. Did I mention that Israel's acting head of state is up for election in two weeks?
The U.S. holds no monopoly on chickenhawk leadership.
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Yep. They've been an independent nation since 1986 ... sort of.
According to the CIA World Factbook, the tiny nation received roughly $1 billion in U.S. aid between 1986 and 2002. The U.S. is even responsible for the tiny nation's defense.
Of course, we also blew up a few nuclear weapons on one of their islands a few decades ago.
Who did ya think they were going to side with? Turkey?
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Wait... they're an independent nation?
Oh, how silly of me. I was a junior in high school when they gained quasi-independence from the U.S.-administered U.N. Trusteeship.
Way back in when dinosaurs walked the earth ... in 1994.
I have boxer shorts older than Palau.
Diplomacy, Human Rights, International Affairs, Politics, United Nations