Not wanting to be inflammatory, but there is Somalia to give the lie to that somewhat.Steve_Kow said:There are U.S marines headed towards the island which should be there sometime this evening, I don't think the rebels will risk challenging a profesional military, so my bets are that all sides lay low for a bit.
what would the french do exactly? shall we review the french military/peacekeeping history?Steve_Kow said:If anything, the U.S forces should only be an interim force until the French can arrive
Don't worry, the last thing i consider the french Govt is responsible.Haiti=former French colony, therefore (for some reason) the French are considered responsible.
don't forget Panama. same story there. Marines were sittning around and all of a sudden, "yeah, lets let them create their own govt.Suicidal Zebra said:Not wanting to be inflammatory, but there is Somalia to give the lie to that somewhat.
I get the feeling that the areas which the marines are will be nice an quiet. Go more than 100 yards from there and your life expectancy will be drastically reduced.
Here's hoping that Haiti's stability returns soon, with a government that the people will not be so ready to raise arms against.