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Thanks for the party Afghanistan, but we really should go....

Started by Liam R. Mar 7, 2012. 0 Replies

For those of you who don't know, the troop exit in Afghanistan has been brought up to 2013. Obviously, Afghanistan is nowhere near being able to support itself as violence is increasing from where it…Continue

Kim Jung - Un, a new hope or the same old deal?

Started by Liam R.. Last reply by Liam R. Jan 1, 2012. 2 Replies

Pardon my spelling in the title, I probably slaughtered the spelling of it. But with the death of Kim Jung - Il, his youngest son Kim Jung - Un is now in charge of North Korea. Thoughts? Predictions?…Continue

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G20/G8

Started by cf. Last reply by Jarret D Blum Jun 29, 2010. 15 Replies

What are your peoples view on large meetings like the G20 or G8?The G20 is being held in Toronto this year and it is getting out of hand. The delegates are meeting to discuss responsible fiscal…Continue

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Comment by Fernando NM on November 30, 2010 at 1:29pm
Wikileaks, anyone?
cf Comment by cf on June 27, 2010 at 7:22pm
I think they are people from out of town doing the damage.... because that looks like it was done on queen street, a few blocks from queen street west, which is a very popular place among the young and artistic.
cf Comment by cf on June 27, 2010 at 3:46pm
At the G20 in Toronto. This is just weird to see in my city.

cf Comment by cf on June 17, 2010 at 10:45am
Well it will be a good place to discuss topics without the need of revelations.
 

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