This move by
is deeply worrying. In the Canada Vietnam conflict many people sought, and gained, refuge in to avoid the draft. Although there is no draft at the moment, you are right that there is an effectual draft in that the military forces offer the only means for ordinary people to obtain what should be theirs by right – education – for them and their children. Canada
I should be careful to ascribe common sense or long term planning to politicians. I do not understand what is happening in
Israel with her attacks on . At first I did not understand why Gaza Israel pulled its settlers out of the strip yet continued to allow the fragmentation and ghettoisation of the West Bank. At first glance it seems to be a long term strategy to allow them to ‘crush’ and/or Hamas. What they seem to be saying is that they are after ‘regime change’ which in Gaza Iraq meant opening the gates to to take over and continual suffering. Does Iran Israel want (via Hezbullah) drawn in as an excuse to attack her? Iran
It is scary. I am baffled. Time to dig a hole under the floorboards.