I'm sure we've all been sickened and angered at the wanton violence, cruelty and religious intolerance being displayed in the Middle East. Without getting lost in the bottomless pit of who is responsible, right or wrong, what can the international community do to help out in the short- term?
I would send out the maximum humanitarian help at the point of a very large gun and give the aid to the most responsible parties. I would also put the maximum pressure on rich Arab and Middle-Eastern countries to play a full part in such relief. Anybody got any other views?
PS: I note that airdrops are a spectacular but very inefficient means of delivering aid. Most if it is either smashed-up on landing, falls in the wrong place, or falls on people.
papaoscar Fri 15-Aug-14 18:58:31
Wheniwasyourage Fri 15-Aug-14 19:27:13
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TerriBull Fri 15-Aug-14 20:16:25