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Britin has a long and grubby track record of accomodating truly odious regimes in order to maximise temporary advantage.

Nobody who has watched the UK government's track record will be in the least bit surprised at how dirty the accord with Gadaffi was. Too many people in Blair's Cabinet were deeply morally compromised, Jack Straw foremost among them. So, of course this shit went down

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Sun Nov 12th, 2017 at 10:07:29 PM EST
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Since I remembered some of the shit the west had been up to in supporting Gaddafi, I was quite surprised when he became villain of the week in 2011. Still, not as surprised as Gaddafi, I bet.
by fjallstrom on Wed Nov 15th, 2017 at 08:55:05 PM EST
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