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Somehow it seemed that international diplomacy was going to be too little, too late.

So, in what may be my last act of "advising", I'll advise you to cut the jargon. -- My old PhD advisor, to me, 26/2/11
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Mar 17th, 2011 at 08:11:03 PM EST
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I'm shocked.  I truly am.  I expected them to dick around for at least a month before starting discussions to establish the agenda to discuss the agenda for the meeting to talk about what they need to talk about.

If the League of Nations had acted like this Spain would have never had that fuckhead Franco.

AND the world might have escaped WW2.

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

by ATinNM on Thu Mar 17th, 2011 at 08:16:20 PM EST
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If Spain had just had oil .... :)

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Thu Mar 17th, 2011 at 08:18:38 PM EST
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Does:

count?

:-)

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

by ATinNM on Thu Mar 17th, 2011 at 08:21:44 PM EST
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Careful.  Remember McCain thought Zappy was a dictator, and that Spain was in Latin America (where they have oil).

Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.
by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Thu Mar 17th, 2011 at 08:25:26 PM EST
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Blockade the government and send aid to the rebels?

I thought that was what the League of Nations did...

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by A swedish kind of death on Fri Mar 18th, 2011 at 05:25:39 PM EST
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