Skip to comments.British arms sales to Russia are embarrassing, hypocritical and morally repugnant
Posted on 07/23/2014 7:25:10 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
Lets start by stating the obvious: the revelation of continued British arms sales to Russia is both embarrassing and morally repugnant. A report by MPs has found that out of 285 export licences to Mother Russia from the UK, just 34 have been cancelled following the annexation of Crimea despite William Hagues pledge to end any shipments that could be used to oppress the Ukrainian people. Sure, the Foreign Office did put a block on components for air-to-air missiles and warships, but UK manufacturers were allowed to continue to supply weapons sights, sniper rifles, bomb-proof suits, unmanned aerial vehicles, military helicopter components and cryptographic equipment. And components for anti-aircraft guns. Everything you might need to supply a guerilla war against a sovereign state.
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Eh? Since when did Britain start selling military hardware to the Russians? Its not like the Ruskies aren’t capable of building their own stuff.
AA gun parts aren’t the real worry.
What we SHOULD be worried about is the marriage of Russian equipment and Chinese electronics that is just now beginning to be deployed, like Russia’s new TU-command aircraft.
Meanwhile, back at the White Mosque, The Traitor-N-Chief has banned importation of sporting weapons and ammunition from Russia.
Are you for real?
Britain has no permanent friends, only permanent interests. - Lord Palmerston
I will never forgive them for what they did to the colonists, to the Boers, and to the Jews in Palestine under their mandate.
1803-1830 - Annihilation of native population of Tasmania. In 1844, only 44 remain alive.
Starvation of 2 million Irishmen (Potato famine). (8.1 million Irishmen alive in 1841, 5,7 million in 1861)
1866 Oris, India - mismanagement of India caused death of 2 million. What took years in Ireland, was achieved in a year in India.
India, 1920s - several million starved to death.
1956-63 - British nuclear testing annihilated aboriginal population of central Australia. See the documentary Ground Zero.
Third Reich was genocidal machine for 12 years. British empire was genocidal machine for more than 200. And still going strong.
Do you let the atrocities the US Government committed against the natives define you as a nation now? The people who perpetrated these crimes are dead now.