Agree absolutely. But the sweetness is in the horror in both countries
from the thought of even considering accepting help.
On 8/17/11 10:03 PM, "Chandler Davis" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>.......except that Cuban medical relief to New Orleans could have
>been a genuine, substantial, and welcome boon, whereas no good
>could have come from shipping Baseeji troops to Britain.
>On Wed, 17 Aug 2011, Larry Romsted wrote:
>> Reminiscent of Cuba offering to send doctors to New Orleans after
>> From: Kamran Nayeri <[log in to unmask]>
>> Reply-To: Science for the People Discussion List
>> <[log in to unmask]>
>> Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2011 15:44:09 -0700
>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>> Subject: Islamic Republic asks the UN to send peace keeping forces to
>> Britain, offers to send armed Baseejis
>> BBC reports
>> _escalation.shtml?s> the president of Islamic Republic of Iran, Mahmoud
>> Ahmadinejad, has asked the United Nations to send to Britain peace
>> forces to protect civilians attacked by the British police. The
>> of Baseeji (Mobilization) forces of Islamic Republic has offered to send
>> some of its units as part of such peace keeping force. The United
>> Security Council has a long history of authorizing "peace keeping"
>> to be sent to various countries around the world to protect civilians,
>> This propaganda campaign by the Islamic Republic of Iran has the merit
>> showing how the shoe can be on the other foot. Sadly, large majority of
>> people of the Western nations, including some socialist minded
>> currents/individuals, are so do used to the prevailing imperialist
>> that they support imperialist intervention for various "humanitarian" or
>> other reasons but will find a parallel position coming from governments
>> the South unimaginable.