> International law is respected by nations because it
> is to their advantage to do so. On the whole one
> respects white flags. Most nations respect
> hospitals, the red cross, &c.
International law isn't just about white flags and
hospitals. It also covers invading other countries.
> I wonder how many of the regulations passed by the
> UN and objected to by
> the US would have been accepted by the Roman,
> Spanish, or British empires.
> Indeed I'm surprised that the UK has accepted some
> of these regulations.
> Short memory it seems.
The Roman Empire? I don't follow your argument there.
Roman Empire = USA ? If you're big you can do what you want?
Before you criticise someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes.
That way, when you criticise them you're a mile away
and you have their shoes.
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