What's going on with our bezzy mates?

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  1. Bandwagon

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    I'd reckon "what's in it for us" would be at the forefront of any policy involving foreign affairs, and for the most part i don't see a hell of a lot wrong with that.

    It's just sometimes ( perhaps often depending on your point of view ) we get it wrong.
     
  2. veggiepatch1959

    veggiepatch1959 First Grade

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    Next step is to legalise lesbianism........
     
  3. Pete Cash

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    Have the stopped executing people for witchcraft yet ?
     
  4. DC_fan

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    It is how geopolitics works. If you don’t as a country have anything to offer me, then why should I bother. Rwanda was a good example of that.
     
  5. Mr Spock!

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    It's OK.

    Trumps negotiated a $110 billion weapons deal with the jihadists.
     
  6. DC_fan

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    It will be interesting come the time that oil no longer brings in the wealth it once did (it is heading in that direction now), what will states like Saudi Arabia do?
     
  7. Surely

    Surely Moderator Staff Member

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    Go back to camel herding
     
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  8. bazza

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    I personally don't think 'whats in it for us' is good if you are also trying to claim some sort of moral high ground against a regime that you are supporting
     
  9. The Charlatan

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    Or plunge into civil war and wipe themselves out.
     
  10. bazza

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    They probably won't spend as much money in other countries spreading their religious beliefs
     

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