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The League of Nations was supposed to guarantee the sovereignty of its member states.  The Nordic countries based their defense spending (very little) on that guarantee.

Ask 20th century historians of Denmark, Norway, and Finland how well that worked-out!

How well is the UN protecting the Gaza Strip?

Egypt has to have a strong military to prevent Israel from bombing Cairo whenever they feel like it.  

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Sat Feb 12th, 2011 at 01:35:18 PM EST
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