Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Hm, well, we can write LTE's and letters to MEPs.

And diaries too, of course.

However, being Metatone, I am of course interested in tbe structural (dare I say meta?) problem.

And to me, Colman's battlegroup article is the key there.

There is an enormous debate about what the responsibility of the West is in these situations, but added to that is the plain fact that we do not have a capability designed to respond, even when we decide to.

Of course, designing the capacity to respond depends on deciding our desired response. (Forgive the repetitions here, it is late.)

So, the unsung debate is what responsibility do we, as progressives, see for ourselves, our nations, our EU?

I think at least in the wide world, this is a debate still unhad. I am not even sure we have addressed it in the abstract here on ET. It comes up in connection with various issues and places, but I think we could use a sense of our basic principle.

<and I'd like a pony too...>

by Metatone (metatone [a|t] gmail (dot) com) on Sat Mar 4th, 2006 at 06:58:00 PM EST
So how about a meta diary on the topic? You raise good questions here but I think this thread is ending and your questions merit a beginning.

<As for the pony you might try to ask Colman he's the one with the equine connections...>

by Alexandra in WMass (alexandra_wmass[a|t]yahoo[d|o|t]fr) on Mon Mar 6th, 2006 at 10:30:30 AM EST
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