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« on: December 09, 2006, 07:38:03 AM »
Im pretty sure everyone has seen the coup that has been happening in Fiji over the last few weeks. If it gets further out of hand, do we think that foreign powers will send troops (peacekeepers) there.

I know that the Australian Federal Police were over there doing something, and we have elements of the RAN over there (a Aussie BlackHawk crashed in the sea near Fiji a few weeks ago, killing people, including SAS troopers)
And the Commonwealth has kicked out the new government.

So, how do we think this will go. Another Papua New Guinea thing, Iraq, or will someone blow someone up and it will be over. (i couldnt think of a nicer way of saying it, so i just put it how i thought it)


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Re: Fiji
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2006, 06:59:28 PM »
To early to say yet, but i dont think UN will send any troops there. I think it will stabilize in time, however we might see some terrorism in the area.  :-\

There are many diffrent terrorist organisations in asia and south asia who would probably take advantage of the situation. The usual one like Al-Qaida, Jemaah Islamiya Org (JI), or Islamic Jihad Group (IJG). Most are connected or tied to Al-Qaida so its not unusual that a smaller  local organisation preforms the act of terrorism.
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Re: Fiji
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2006, 12:17:30 AM »
Fiji is only a small place, and they dont really get involved in many things, so why would there be a terrorist attack there?

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Re: Fiji
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2006, 07:13:57 AM »
Very good question Gripen.

My answer is, as soon as westerners get involved. Terroristgroups will use is to make a statment. But like i said,  we might see.  :)
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Re: Fiji
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2006, 11:34:17 AM »
its funny isnt it. If no one gets involved, a country tears itself to pieces. If others do get involved, they get killed for doing their jobs. What has the world come to??

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Re: Fiji
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2006, 09:07:08 AM »
I know what you mean and its a shame that it has gone so far. Always the innocent civilians that have to pay the hardest price, caught by politics between diffrent countries who wants to decide whats best for them. Always ends with voilence.
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Re: Fiji
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2006, 04:26:16 AM »
Simple solution: Give politicians guns and let them see how hard it is, being shot at and blown up. I think that will change their opinons on things

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Re: Fiji
« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2006, 05:01:17 AM »
Lots of presidents and dictators started as a soldier, or another thing in the military, and in most cases that was bad news... so I am not too sure about your suggestion.

Any news on the topic subject by the way?
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Re: Fiji
« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2006, 07:08:50 AM »
I meant give the politcos guns now and send them to where ever it is they hate

i havent heard any new news. Its all been pretty quiet

 



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