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Bahrain Foreign Minister Seeks UN Help Against Iran "Encroachment"

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Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:24 | 1184070 carbonmutant
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Due to a shortage of ammunition we are unable to comply with your request at this time...

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:27 | 1184078 Dreadker
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lol - like it ;-)

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 12:12 | 1184276 Ahmeexnal
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Meanwhile, China tests its stealth fighter...over San Francisco...undetected!

http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/04/19/china-testing-secret-stealth-f...

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 12:16 | 1184303 Rodent Freikorps
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Obama has cancelled the return of one combat brigade from Europe planned by George W. Bush, and two administration officials promise an even bigger military presence in Europe than in the past decade.

http://hotair.com/archives/2011/04/19/hey-whos-up-for-an-even-bigger-us-military-presence-in-europe/

 

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 13:19 | 1184691 PY-129-20
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It's okay with me. There are several US-bases here in my region of Germany and nobody is concerned about them - well, maybe some leftists group (Die Linke). To be honest, some of the cities in the south west depend on them - it's all about money. So, they get their military support and in return the cities get money. As long as they don't try to tax us (that would be a bad move - like the Romans tried...) I don't have any problem. In fact, it is quite amusing to see all these US-police vans patrolling the streets of some small villages. Never had any trouble, most people are very friendly. It's only disturbing when these fighter jets crash from time to time.

But if I would be an American citizen, I probably wouldn't like it.

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 14:19 | 1184952 Max Hunter
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You are right, many of us Americans don't like it and see it as a HUGE waste of resources.. I've spent a lot of time in Germany and every time I've seen soldiers or bases I just shake my head at the wasted tax dollars..

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 20:34 | 1186349 Bringin It
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As long as they don't try to tax us

Gunther - believe me.  You are paying a tax for this.  It's subtle.  Like all that toxic financial gas the German banks wound up holding ... and Merkle covered.

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 13:21 | 1184723 lesterbegood
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Gotta keep those American troops occupied overseas lest they come home and arrest lots of FedCorp traitors.

Ignore Obama and come home and git some!

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 13:08 | 1184640 Quicksilver
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Better not give them any excuse to impose a no fly zone.

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 13:42 | 1184805 Ethics Gradient
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doubleplusmisleading

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 13:51 | 1184835 knukles
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Do you realize that it was reported in the French media that they're actually running low on ordinance?  Bombs.  Used 'em all up in Libya.  Already.

UN approval.  Fuck Yeah!
Kick ass (Persian) and take names, er, Oil.

Or sumpthin'

God, we are soooooooooo fucked.

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:26 | 1184076 Debtless
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I was wondering how long it was going to be before they told us IRAN is a threat again.

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:43 | 1184161 MarketTruth
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Iran is the whipping boy when Bahrain keeps murdering their own citizens and Bahrain's police are running amok destroying private property of their citizens. Check YouTube videos to see Bahrain's police vandalizing and destroying private property without any cause or restraint. Bahrain just wants to use a 'booga booga' scapegoat like Iran... only idiots would believe it. Bahrain is starting to do exactly what Egypt did at the beginning of their newfound revolution.

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 13:04 | 1184614 JW n FL
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British Citizen 'Beaten to Death' in a Dubai Police Cell after Being Arrested for Swearing http://goo.gl/4BmY3

British Man Beaten to Death by Dubai Police after Arrested for Swearing http://goo.gl/4BmY3 Someone Should Destroy Those Rabid Police Animals!

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1376649/British-tourist-Lee-Bradley-Brown-beaten-death-Dubai-police-cell.html#ixzz1Jn7vxFJL

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 20:42 | 1186377 Bringin It
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Wow!  Awful.  But who in their right mind would holiday in Dubai??

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:51 | 1184195 string
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How many licks *does* it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop lollipop?

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:59 | 1184229 tiger7905
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Here's more on Bahrain, it would appear that Saudi Arabia is willing to stand up to Iran this time. Of course they are surely being forced by the US to do so.

http://goldandsilverlinings.com/?p=474

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 12:53 | 1184544 Urban Redneck
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Who bowed to whom?  Who has his hand on the oil spigot?

 

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:25 | 1184077 velobabe
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tyler, thanks for staying on top of middle east and northern africa news.

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:26 | 1184085 Dreadker
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Yep - its nice to have this haven on ZH for news that matters... ;-)  MSM is better than comedy central these days ;-)

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:31 | 1184099 solidsteele
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Due to an over abundance of sensibility we are unable to comply with your request at this time...

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:29 | 1184103 scatterbrains
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OT-  looks like the youth are starting to get desperate....

http://cnj.craigslist.org/hab/2333930274.html

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:33 | 1184111 redpill
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Isn't that technically illegal?

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:35 | 1184130 scatterbrains
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I think so... maybe do a casino cruise type event where you can row out a mile off the coast to foriegn flagged boats where they cut your body parts out for you? not sure.

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:39 | 1184141 redpill
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Kind of like a small cadre of bankers cut the heart out of our once proud nation on a little island off the coast of Georgia?

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:47 | 1184168 scatterbrains
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yea just like on Dr. Jeckle's  Island.. except on a boat. 

 

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 13:53 | 1184846 knukles
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Just back from Fuckushitinme and saw the news.
Can I sell my third teste?

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:52 | 1184202 string
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Let me know when he's ready to part with his liver.

TIA

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 13:55 | 1184855 knukles
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You can take mine, I'm not using it.
Oh, that was my advice, not my liver. 
Sorry.

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:32 | 1184108 redpill
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The UN doesn't have time for this.  They are too busy partnering with Charles Manson in the fight against global warming.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1378178/Charles-Manson-breaks-20...

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:32 | 1184113 luciusfargo
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Yes yes this is all preposterous. Iran is much too busy encroaching on the American and British lackeys stirring unrest is its tranquil theocracy to be encroaching on the affairs of its neighbours.

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:36 | 1184120 redpill
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Bahrain and Saudi Arabia should worry less about Iranian military "encroachment" and more about Iranian nuclear "encroachment" when their ass-backwards Bushehr reactor inevitably melts down and showers the entire peninsula in radiation.

 

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 13:10 | 1184669 JW n FL
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http://countrystudies.us/saudi-arabia/58.htm Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). http://bit.ly/drTZhn

The Coming is Upon Us - Translation: Reza Kahlili

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwiadYT-N9k

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:34 | 1184121 solidsteele
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you can shoot an enemy dead in the streets, but take him captive and hook up battery cables to his nuts, and you become a war criminal? I want to be un-born!

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:42 | 1184144 treemagnet
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nobody has used more smart bombs and drone attacks than Obama - but when he captures them both he and that motherless fuck Holder want to grant them the rights of a citizen.....so kill with no trial or capture and have a trial? 

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:43 | 1184150 Harlequin001
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yep, there's nothing like a fair fight is there...

and that's nothing like a fair fight is it...

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:35 | 1184127 treemagnet
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The only reason my wife and I drive little diesel Vdubs is so I give these inbred, fucktarded, middle eastern, "one trick ponies" as little as possible. 

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:42 | 1184155 Harlequin001
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well said...

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 20:48 | 1186387 Bringin It
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What are you giving the Banks?

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:35 | 1184129 Thadeous
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Lets let muslims deal with muslim problems for a change.

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:40 | 1184147 treemagnet
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+1

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 13:08 | 1184643 JW n FL
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The Coming is Upon Us - Translation: Reza Kahlili

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwiadYT-N9k

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:36 | 1184132 the not so migh...
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Time for some some more air war

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:39 | 1184134 duncecap rack
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I haven't seen the update on the American fleet movements recently. Are there two aircraft carriers parked over there still?

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 12:24 | 1184351 earlthepearl
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Totally Please post the fleet movements Tyler, if and when possible

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 12:32 | 1184383 earlthepearl
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Totally Please post the fleet movements Tyler, if and when possible

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:40 | 1184137 I am Jobe
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Ok, raise the debt ceieling and we need to go to war. Lets go, what the F are we waiting for. More the merrier.Meanwhile China , India , Brazil are all laughing at the USA. Hope and Change

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:43 | 1184151 solidsteele
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Hope they don't find out we changed their atm pin numbers

Tue, 04/19/2011 - 11:42 | 1184153 IdioTsincracY
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Stop every single war ... take the money we save and install solar panels on every single roof ... then smile as you flip your middle finger to all the haters!!

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