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A USA ally

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by otago, Aug 11, 2008.

  1. Traitorfish

    Traitorfish The Tighnahulish Kid

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    Well, no, I meant that I'd have an emotionally motivated response to an attack on my own nation, one that has no effect on the actual situation. I didn't say that a different response would be required, merely that my personal reaction would be different.
     
  2. Zarn

    Zarn Le Républicain Catholique

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    So, you cannot put yourself in the shoes of Joe and Jane Schmo Georgians or are you simply indifferent to it, despite knowing what Joe and Jane are feeling?

    Do do realize what you sound like? I'm not making accusations, but you sound pretty awful right now.
     
  3. red_elk

    red_elk Deity

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    And what if Russian troops retreat to Russian territory, and will shell USA troops in Georgia from there? :)
     
  4. Onionsoilder

    Onionsoilder Reaver

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    I know I'm going to draw a lot of criticism for this but...

    I actually support Russia on this. There. I said it.
     
  5. Dubzilla8

    Dubzilla8 Just Right of Center

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    Wow, good choices. So I googled the author of your first suggestion and it said "This site may harm your computer." Needless to say, I did not read it. Good work, that's really reliable.

    A "source," in my opinion, does not include some ramblings from some nobody off any random internet site.

    Nice try. Good luck next time.
     
  6. Cheezy the Wiz

    Cheezy the Wiz Socialist In A Hurry

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    Are the United States and Georgia allied? I did not know that.

    If we didn't want to get involved, we shouldnt've allied with them in the first place. Alliances are a two-way street, that's why we were so warned not to enter into them. But now that we are, we should be prepared to make good on our word. I don't WANT to go to war with Russia, but if we are allies, it is our duty to do so, and stoically as is required.

    Then why the hell do we have allies if we don't defend them? What should we expect from our friends, when the devil comes to town, if we behave like this towards our trestised allies?
     
  7. Shadylookin

    Shadylookin master debater

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    well in a war between the US(NATO possibly but not likely) and Russia, Georgia would be wiped out anyway. Georgia is a small county with 4 million people right next door to Russia they wouldn't stand a chance.

    So what we're doing is the absolute best thing for the Georgians unless of course they all have a death wish of being the catalyst for WW3
     
  8. Zarn

    Zarn Le Républicain Catholique

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    Only if those Russians soldiers attack from Russia. My objective was to keep Russia out not conquer Russia.
     
  9. Nylan

    Nylan Characters Welcome

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    I thought you didn't want us in Iraq. Hypocrite.
     
  10. Desmond Hawkins

    Desmond Hawkins Deity

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    Because odds are that no one will attack your allies. In that case, they still might be naive enough to help YOU. Lets say, in Iraq.
     
  11. red_elk

    red_elk Deity

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    So, USA then will just absorb damage and see how their ally is being destroyed?
     
  12. Cheezy the Wiz

    Cheezy the Wiz Socialist In A Hurry

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    Oo, that sounded like it was offensive.
     
  13. Desmond Hawkins

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    Towards you? But I like you! I was just emphasizing my point.
     
  14. Cheezy the Wiz

    Cheezy the Wiz Socialist In A Hurry

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  15. Zarn

    Zarn Le Républicain Catholique

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    I didn't say we wouldn't fire, if Russia was attacking from behind the border.

    You really do underestimate our air superiority.
     
  16. Traitorfish

    Traitorfish The Tighnahulish Kid

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    Of course I sympathise, but that doesn't mean I can't make an impartial judgement. I simply don't see why the world needs to go to war over some small, insignificant speck of a pseudo-nation in the Caucasus. If Russia gets over-enthusiastic, shall we say, in Georgia, then, yes, steps much be taken, but, at present, the conflict is largely based around asserting the independent of the farce that is South Ossetia. That's not worth a major war.
     
  17. Desmond Hawkins

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    I used your post as a springboard.
     
  18. red_elk

    red_elk Deity

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    But you cannot fire at Russian territory, remember?
     
  19. joshhh

    joshhh Warlord

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    It's fair game if you attack American troops.
     
  20. red_elk

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    Read entire discussion. You will enjoy :)
     

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