Fri, 20 Jul 2012 5:45a.m.
Russia and China again vetoed a Western-backed U.N. resolution Thursday aimed at pressuring President Bashar Assad's government to end the escalating 16-month conflict in Syria.
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20/07/2012 5:33:13 p.m.
well, what do you expect?
this is the UN.
look at who gets to randomly veto stuff for any reason, logical or otherwise:
US, China, Russia... with that group is it any surprise they never get anything useful done? (the other two are France and the UK, right? are there any others? the UK never really seems to do anything of note unless it's following the US's lead these days...)
20/07/2012 2:40:27 p.m.
Yes John, but western leaders only care when it threatens the stability of an oil bearing region. Otherwise security resolutions would have been pushed for the Sudan crises or the African food crises would have been dealt with. No John, western leaders dont care about their/our own people let alone the people of Syria, they are just annoyed at the de-stabilisation of the region. You will see more evidence of this as the worlds resources dwindle.
A frustrated, angry Lyall Grant said the attacks in Damascus over the last 48 hours "demonstrate the need for urgent and decisive action by the Security Council to stop the downward spiral into chaos which will claim many more innocent lives and affect the stability of the region."
20/07/2012 8:16:15 a.m.
John Davis wrote:
Just another example that Russia and China leaders are not driven by the peoples needs but more by wanting to rule over their people like royalty and be able to do what the hell they want to with them if they dare resist, with out the threat of outside interference.
Russia and China dont give a damn about the Syrian people, their resistance is all about them making sure Dictators can stay in power and that deal with their ow
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