Passed-over_Loggie said:As attractive as that may seem, it's now too late and not even a remote option. It would send totally the wrong message to all the other nasty buggers running other various countries. Leaving him alone is one thing but throwing him out, creating chaos, then putting him back is another matter all together.
I do realise, of course, you were all being whimsical.
Just exactly what does it take to make these people happy? Rolling Eyes
Lingyai said:Saddam is an old man, but if he walked out of prison now in his nix and sox the country would be back on it's knees in a heartbeat. Bush and co have fcuked this right up and we all know that the cycle of violence will continue until such time as the gloves come off and that means a hard bastard dictator takes over and stamps on the insurgants. As in all tribal cultures be it African or Arab, it is in their nature to fight until the strongest emerges. Sadly, democracy is not an option, they just dont have the education or genetics for it. I just hope I get to see the next dictator in my lifetime so our troops don't keep dying out there.
No competition there Steve, the English have their boot well and truly on the neck of the skirt wearers'. :lol: :wink:Always_a_Civvy said:On the tribal front I would not however fundamentally disagree, as Afganistan itself neatly illustrates, or increasingly Scotland v England? :wink: