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  1. And there’s prospect for Corbyn to get in....Who would have thought. The handling of Brexit by BoJo is as ridiculous as Trump’s re-election
  2. This has nothing to do with EU disallowing the current extension and everything to do with lack of decisiveness in UK government of what they actually want.
  3. Fact is the court didn’t refuse to get involved in condemning BoJo and he has lied to the Queen and the country suspending the parliament. The decent thing he can do now is to resign.... Look we can argue the merits of Brexit but if you asked people now who voted Brexit in 2016 that they will face a predicament of a hard Brexit with a Irish back stop you can bet your bottom dollar they will have a different view about the whole Brexit. it is not a surprise to me at all knowing that BoJo has consistently lied and misled the public. Whether it was his pledge for the £350mil NHS campaign or the prorogation of the parliament...There is lie after lie and now this...
  4. The sad thing is the Irish will be worse off if the deal falls thtough. it doesn’t surprise me at all that the supreme court has ruled out the prorogation. The signs were there when BoJo suspended the parliament. Thos is the same guy who lied About NHS and keep repeating the lies and deceit. Even worse is his handling of the Brexit that he has made his personal mission instead of thinking about what is best for the country.
  5. That encapsulates everything in that statement....Only if.... Bearing in mind that in first referendum the margin was 52:48 the brexitiers will have one hell of a time to get more votes for a hard Brexit. it is indeed a coolcooland fantasy that some may wish to dream or an utopian idea to toy with. But of course they are entitled to that with their narrow margin...
  6. Britain will be fu*#ed and I mean it in the most literal term... Hell we talk about 2016 referendum where people voted Brexit. Democracy in action....A large proportion of these Brexitiers were elderlies who thought voting Brexit will save jobs for their grandchildren. They never envisaged the day they will exit EU without a deal. They would not have expected this predicament. Some of them are no longer alive. The millennials and youth who are now eligible to vote have inherited this mess and have to put up with it. Let’s hold another referendum now and we will see if that 52% who voted Brexit in 2016 will vote Brexit again..... Don’t tell that to the ex-pats though. They may still think that Britania rules the ways.....Because those days are truely gone....
  7. Not really...The 1979 Iranian revolution was the penultimate architect by Carter to create that enemy. The struggle between the Tudeh party (communists) and the clergists elites (islamists) gave the clergies the upper hand... Prior to that Iran was a monarchy and an ally of US. In fact the Shah of Iran before the 1979 revolution warned of the rise of the evil forces taking over Iran. He referenced them as Reds (the communist or Tudeh party) and the Blacks (the islamists). Many of the Iranian jews were actively involved in Tudeh party Fact is post Soviet Union collapse and the end of cold war the West needed an enemy to justify arms sales. A fictitious enemy that turned into reality. Then revitalised the concept of my enemy’s enemy is my friend. 8 years of war ensued between two neighbouring middle eastern countries and resulted in millions of casualties....That manifested the theory.
  8. Oddly enough the balkanisation of The former Yugoslavia pretty much resembles the balkanisation of Iraq by Bush Junior into Sunni, Shia and the Kurds.
  9. Ok. It’s clear! When you wrote the above I thought you were implying that Trump’s no engagement in wars is exactly the same stance both Bush have taken. I still think the allies invasion of Kuwait was a strategic move and Margaret Thatcher played a pivotal role in engaging the US to defeat Saddam. US got rewarded handsomely by the Arabs...
  10. Interesting that the America Firsters is part of Trump fusion paradigm and fake news agitprop! I think starting another war with Iran when the consequences are unknown has more leverage than the argument that the US was going to invade Iran. The cold war argument has more gravitas IMO
  11. First of all both Bush senior both engaged the US in a war. In what way are they similar to Trump? Second of all are you saying that Iraq war started by Bush senior was a stupid war?
  12. You could also argue that with the election next year Trump does not want to start another war. But I agree with your assessment in essence that he wants to show the world that he is the one who made the deal. Quite ego centric but then again we know these idiocincracies in his character. It is about being Trump....
  13. Looks like Trump has sacked the hawkish security advisor John Bolton. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/world-us-canada-49655279 Throughout his administration he has literally sacked everyone which reflects his judgment and ability to make a sound decision. Nevertheless, Bolton was a good riddance and not liked by many in his administration.
  14. It’s a very sad news indeed. Unfortunately, Iranians of all walks of life have been taken hostage by the current mullah regime. Unless they are mercenaries or paid by the regime which is very few... You do have to make a distinction though. Iran is not a terrible place as you stated. The current government is.
  15. There is no credible opposition to Tories despite the bismal performance of BoJo in the house of commons. Jeremy Corbyn with all the issues around anti semitism in his party and lack of credibility is not going make it. Furthermore, the prospects of a General Election with no deal by 15th October makes it hard for the leader of the opposition to join the race. A bit of a catch 22...
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