"The UN troops claim they are in Lebanon to protect the Shia. The Shia think they're there to protect Israel from Hizbollah. Is this because the peacekeepers are really a Nato army in disguise?* kathleen:
So Hizbollah will be the most powerful defenders of the European armies in southern Lebanon. Now there's something to think about."
"The newly elected Maliki gov't stood up and proposed a Peace Plan, which included an agreement with the Sunnis to lay down their arms if the US withdrew within two years, was the best idea I've heard on how best to exit Iraq. Why we did not support this is beyond my comprehension. That certainly was the moment to declare, Mission Accomplished. How many American servicemen and women have died since then? How many more Iraqis?"* this via simon:
"In January, the BBC is to broadcast a four-part series focusing on conspiracies, called Conspiracy Files, which will explore inconsistencies in official accounts .... During the four-part TV series, the BBC will also examine the death of Diana, Princess of Wales in 1997; the Oklahoma Bombing of 1995 and the al Qaida attacks of 9/11."