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I decided long ago that macho nationalism and clan loyalties are being manipulated for nefarious purposes. Everywhere you look there are petty resentments and legitimate fears and it becomes difficult to sort out truth from lie, legitimate grievance from historical contrivance.

My view is that it is the job of peace-keepers not to interfere in the process of fracturing which will happen anyway. Rather it is their job to ensure that the safety and prosperity of all is preserved as much as possible, intervening only when the guns come out. At which point intervention should be overwhelming but limited.

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Sun Feb 17th, 2008 at 01:53:42 PM EST

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