Somehow I doubt that it's the distance from shore that is causing all the agitation.
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
You know a lot depends on what really did happen and I do not have a clue. However though it is becoming much less usual in the worLd now, resistance is something which imo has held the world to good many times. Even when not successful, it has led to change.
George Monboit "Neoliberalism is inherently incompatible with democracy, as people will always rebel against the austerity and fiscal tyranny it prescribes. Something has to give, and it must be the people. This is the true road to serfdom: disinventing democracy on behalf of the elite."
"According to Security Council Resolution 242, Israel’s acquisition of territory through the 1967 war is ‘inadmissible.'"
On November 22, 1967, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 242, establishing the principles that were to guide the negotiations for an Arab-Israeli peace settlement. This resolution was a tortuously negotiated compromise between competing proposals.
The first point addressed by the resolution is the “inadmissibility of the acquisition of territory by war.” Some people take this to mean that Israel is required to withdraw from all the territories it captured. On the contrary, the reference clearly applies only to an offensive war. If not, the resolution would provide an incentive for aggression. If one country attacks another, and the defender repels the attack and acquires territory in the process, the former interpretation would require the defender to return all the land it took. Thus, aggressors would have little to lose because they would be insured against the main consequence of defeat.
Myth and Fact: Can Territory Be Acquired in War?
There is no such thing as a “Natural Born Dual-Citizen“.
Originally Posted by PogueMoran
I didnt have to read the article to tell you that you cant read.
- Victorious nations can justify their actions
- Vanquished nations can accuse the victors and justify their insurgencies
- Bystanders can criticize either or both sides
There isn't a sovereign nation on the face of the earth that would willingly submit to an "unbiased" third party.