Skip to comments.Future of controversial US military base Diego Garcia hangs in the balance after UN rules (trunc)
Posted on 02/25/2019 9:09:39 PM PST by blueplum
Full title: Future of controversial US military base Diego Garcia hangs in the balance after UN rules the Indian Ocean archipelago was illegally seized in the 1960s by Britain and should give be given back to Mauritius
The future of a US military base constructed on a British territory in Mauritius has been thrown into doubt after a United Nations ruling on Monday. The UN's high court has ordered the United Kingdom to give the Chagos Islands back to Mauritius after an investigation revealed they'd been seized under illegal pretenses during the 1960s and 70s. This could, however, also cause a huge issue for the US too, as the territory's largest atoll, Diego Garcia, has been home to a sizable US military base for the past five decades. The Chagos base was constructed after the UK ousted more than 2,000 island natives from their homes and leased the grounds ...
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To whom is this base “controversial” other than evil regimes?
So the UN says we should give it up so the Chinese can occupy and fortify it?
Let the UN muster enough naval power to take it. lol.
Don’t B2 fly outa there?
The Chicoms will move in. I vaguely remember that it was 800 people that was forced to move not 2000.
Ok, let the UN enforce its ruling, see what happens. This nonsense has got to stop. The UN should be anywhere except on US soil. Furthermore, it is not a “united” nations in any respect. Enough of this money-sapping charade.
Exactly. Giving up is just the prequel to someone else taking over.
Not a chance unless the demoncrats cheat their way back into the WH... Then we’ll give it back along with billions in reparations...
Come and Take It. The UK and the US should tell the UN to piss off. They exist on our money. Kick their azz out of NYC. Pull their funding. Then tear the building down for AOC. Ive been to the UN building. The place would make a great location for windmills and solar panels.
Screw the UN. Who enforces UN Court decisions? We have veto power so-again-screw them.
The UNmilitary is so powerful /s
In other news, Freeper Free In Texas issued a worldwide declaration that henceforth all NATO/SEATO chocolate meringue pies would have chocolate sprinkles on the lightly browned meringue. U.N. headquarters is being closely monitored for what will surely be a tense reaction to this latest communique.
Deport the UN.
Turn the UN building into something more useful ... like a homeless shelter.
Or a dance hall.
spent many a night on Dgar. Mostly drunk, because there wasn’t much else to do there.
Don’t get caught kicking the chickens. The Brits hated that.
Ship it Bahrain. Time to end it
If the UN says we have to give the USA back to the Indians do we have to comply?
What, the Brits dont like Wild Turkey?
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