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    • Zev Davis
    • 04.11.09 | 09:42 (IST)

    Pardon me if I go far back to the time when the Crown was selling dope the the Chinese and suceeded in wresting "the Crown Colony of Hong Kong". Okay, it was a lease hold and they were forced to give it back to its owners. If I recall, too, I didn't hear any protests to the actions of the People's Republic of . . . in Tibet, what the British didn't say much the actions of the Indonesians in East Timor. Then too, what's gonna happen if the Scots and the Norweigians decide to take over their off-shore oil reserves, if, they are still relevant. Somehow the British forgot that they don't rule the waves anymore.

    from the article: Britain: Israeli settlements are 'illegal' and 'obstacle' to peace
    First published 17:26 03.11.09 | Last updated 00:23 04.11.09
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