Thursday, July 20, 2006

Click Click Boom

Ethiopia has sent troops into Somalia, in support of the transitional government and in opposition to the ruling Islamic militias.

So. Ethiopia and Somalia are effectively at war. Sudan and Chad are effectively at war. Lebanon and Israel are at war. Iraq is in the midst of a civil war, in which Turkey may intervene. Iran and Syria appear to want nothing better than to join in one or both of the previous two wars.

Shaping up to be a great year, ain't it?

2 comments:

jack said...

I'm glad the plan to turn Iraq into a shining, perfect example of a Democracy which would lead the region into and era of liberalism, enlightenment and peace has worked out so well.

Matthew said...

Don't forget that pacifist Japan is debating whether or not they should pre-emptively strike at North Korea. Which would most likely lead to a... well, you can figure this one out.