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2006-07-24 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
UN humanitarian chief accused Hizbullah of 'cowardly blending' among civilians
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Posted by twobyfour 2006-07-24 17:07|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6473 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 I think that a functioning surprise meter would be appropriate. Or maybe that bunny rabbit with his jaw on the floor.
Posted by Secret Master 2006-07-24 17:47||   2006-07-24 17:47|| Front Page Top

#2 agreed. What went wrong
right here??
Posted by 2b 2006-07-24 17:51||   2006-07-24 17:51|| Front Page Top

#3 Was that a herd of pigs flying by my window?
Posted by Barbara Skolaut">Barbara Skolaut  2006-07-24 17:51||]">[]  2006-07-24 17:51|| Front Page Top

#4 Brave Sir Robin ran away.
Bravely ran away, away!
When danger reared its ugly head,
He bravely turned his tail and fled.
Yes, brave Sir Robin turned about
And gallantly he chickened out.
Bravely taking to his feet
He beat a very brave retreat,
Bravest of the brave, Sir Robin!
Posted by Traveling Minstrel 2006-07-24 17:54||   2006-07-24 17:54|| Front Page Top

#5 Egeland said that? {8^0

Must be a mis-quote or something...
Posted by Parabellum 2006-07-24 18:14||   2006-07-24 18:14|| Front Page Top

#6 My gowd, what was he drinking... and can I have a bottle or two of it?
Posted by Sgt. Mom 2006-07-24 18:28||]">[]  2006-07-24 18:28|| Front Page Top

#7 I think Kofi and Co. will get this guy re-assigned damn quick unfortunately.
Posted by Dar">Dar  2006-07-24 18:43||   2006-07-24 18:43|| Front Page Top

#8 That pegged the suprise meter!
Posted by CrazyFool 2006-07-24 18:44||   2006-07-24 18:44|| Front Page Top

#9 Egeland's thought process: If I don't say something like this, Bolton's gonna kick my ass up and down the stairs.
Posted by Matt 2006-07-24 18:47||   2006-07-24 18:47|| Front Page Top

#10 So much for bringing Israel in front of the Hague. With this statement, the UN just ruined their lies war crimes case. Any possible war crimes against Israel is definitely DOA.
Posted by Poison Reverse 2006-07-24 19:06||   2006-07-24 19:06|| Front Page Top

#11 Kofi's a short timer. Jan wants to make sure he's safe with the new guy and that if Bolton goes permanent he'll put in a good world for Jan with the new honcho. Gotta keep those bribes coming.
Posted by Nimble Spemble 2006-07-24 19:06||   2006-07-24 19:06|| Front Page Top

#12 Egeland is a UN prick who sometimes gets it right in spite of himself. This is the guy who was very unjustly critical of the USA for failing to respond to the Indo tsunami a couple years back (when the US and Aussie navies were on the scene in 48 hours whereas a month later the UN was still nwhere to be found). For him to make a statement like this means someone has pictures of him in bed with a live little boy or a dead woman.
Posted by Mark Z 2006-07-24 20:03||   2006-07-24 20:03|| Front Page Top

#13 Basic principle of guerilla warfare, folks.
Posted by Shomonter Angeater9659 2006-07-24 20:10||   2006-07-24 20:10|| Front Page Top

#14 "For him to make a statement like this means someone has pictures of him in bed with a live little boy or a dead woman."
Eh, whatever works. The truth will out.
Posted by Whiskey Mike 2006-07-24 20:21||   2006-07-24 20:21|| Front Page Top

#15 I heard they were proud because they lost very few fighters and that it was the civilians bearing the brunt of this. I don't think anyone should be proud of having many more children and women dead than armed men."

Read the subtext. He's still saying -- confirming -- that Israel killed women and children (while Israel says the "civilians" they killed were actually hezzies -- that they didn't kill as many "civilians" as the media says they did)
Posted by PlanetDan">PlanetDan  2006-07-24 20:30||   2006-07-24 20:30|| Front Page Top

#16 For some reason this didn't make the NBC Evening News.
Posted by KBK 2006-07-24 20:33||   2006-07-24 20:33|| Front Page Top

#17 "The U.N. humanitarian chief, returing from a visit to Beirut"

The key phrase is "returning from". He did not dare utter that while he was in Beirut.
Posted by Fordesque 2006-07-24 20:45||   2006-07-24 20:45|| Front Page Top

#18 Yea, definitely up for reassignment. Jus like the original UN guy investigating the Assad killing of Hariri
Posted by Captain America 2006-07-24 22:20||   2006-07-24 22:20|| Front Page Top

#19 Yes, but you must pair this with what he said about Israel after returning too. I didn't know Egeland was capable of the "Arab double-speak"...say one thing in English, and the complete opposite in Arabic after the MSM cameras turn away. Turd.
Posted by BA 2006-07-24 22:34||   2006-07-24 22:34|| Front Page Top

#20 "For him to make a statement like this means someone has pictures of him in bed with a live little boy or a dead woman."

Whiskey Mike, neither of those situations would bother a UN peacekeeper.
Posted by RWV 2006-07-24 23:31||   2006-07-24 23:31|| Front Page Top

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