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September 13, 2007


Peter Briffa

Because they'll always be with us.


"Another proposal is more controversial - the use of western military intervention to prevent civil wars."

Take up the white man's burden?

Even assuming this really is a good idea we would have to find a way of doing it a lot cheaper than at present - Sierra Leone is quite small compared to eg. Africa. Or Iraq.

Perhaps we can outsource our army to India, like many other service industries?


Sounds like a bit affirmation the we Eustonites will enjoy very much.

I'll read it in the hope that it will answer quite an important question - 'Democracy - to broaden or deepen? - And is this really an either/or question?'

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