Category Archives: International Affairs

MAGTFs to Oz

By lex, on November 16th, 2011

Our president and his Australian counterpart have agreed to a rotational Marine Air-Ground Task Force presence in Darwin:

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“Police is investigating the matter”

By lex, on October 10th, 2011

Schoolgirls in the Pakistani garrison city of Rawalpindi were brutalized by armed thugs apparently concerned that, behind the walls, the girls weren’t dressing properly:

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Oslo

By lex, on July 22nd, 2011

First came the rapes:

Every rape in Oslo the past 5 years, where the rapist could be identified, was committed by a male of non-western background.

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First In/First Out

By lex, on July 16th, 2011

Oh, Canada:

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Impolitic

By lex, on June 13th, 2011

Retirement from active service brings with it the opportunity to more freely speak one’s mind, but a retired Royal Navy admiral who commanded the task for which recovered the Falkland Islands back in 1982 has put government in a spot by stating that Britain’s naval writ ** no longer extends over the islanders’ defense:

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Our Continental Betters

 

By lex, on June 10th, 2011

The European Parliament has a recommendation for us:**

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Is Féidir Linn

By lex, on May 23rd, 2011

Last week the Queen of England made the first royal trip to Eire that did not involve broadswords and armor. The trip was ostensibly made to recognize warming Anglo-Irish relationships, but Her Majesty made the crucial political and gustatory faux pas of passing on a perfect pint of the brown, when it was offered. Prince Phillip was said to have looked “longingly” after the orphaned beverage, but reluctantly followed his leader. Ireland being Ireland, we are safe to assume that the pint went unwasted, and wouldn’t that have been a pity, so it would.

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