Since you all have way to much class to fling any poo across the Atlantic, let me beginn.
The way the hostage "crisis" with Lybia was solved was a disgrace.
In case you do not know, the glorious socialist Lybian health care system managed to infect sevral hundred kids with Aids.
Then, they blamed Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian intern to have infected them intentionally.
After torturing them they were found guilty and sentenced to die.
After 8 years (!!!) they were transferred to Bulgaria to serve a life sentence and were of course immediately released.
One week later the son of Lybias glorious leader admitts that some torture my have been going on and that the HIV epidemic was probably not their fault.
Why were they transferred to Bulgaria?
Because of a shiny new arms deal and a civil nuclear development program.
In related news, for some Arab tribes it becomes allmost a sport to kidnapp German tourists because the German government pays all the time.
I say, we should bribe their governments once, send a few KSK commandos down there and solve the problem once and for all.
Starting with the head of his most beloved pet goat in their Sheiks tent when he wakes up, moving up to his first born son if necessary, until the message is understood.
In Lybia we could at least have bombed the man made river project instead of negotiating for years while Europeans were tortured and then rewarding them with milions.
As much as I like Europes non-interventionism this pussified pacisfism leads to a certain lack of respect that costs entirely too much and not only in terms of money.