When will the USA and England liberate Cuba?

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Otkem
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In an effort to increase the quality of life of their citizens after years of oppression. It is still one of the least free countries in the world, with a shambolic human rights record. I would far rather that our resources were invested in liberating the Cuban people rather than wasting our time with Libya etc.

What are your thoughts?
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Just, no.
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Cuba has a shambolic human rights record, but most of that is decades in the past. The Cuban people are far better off under Raul Castro than they were under Fidel, and unlike in Libya they're not having war waged upon them by their own government. Given time I wouldn't be surprised if Cuba developed like China, where many private citizens are actually doing quite well despite still having some restrictions.

The Libyans did not have time. Gaddafi's loyalists were on the outskirts of Benghazi when NATO intervened, and had they crushed the rebellion there would have been nothing from stopping them from doing as they pleased with anyone who had shown sympathy for it.
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congratulations, i think you just won the award for highest number of idiotic threads made by one person in a month, i applaud you for your stupidity
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we've got better things to be doing than invading ****ing cuba of all places.
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And I'd rather our money be spent on the more pressing issues we have in our own country without worrying about others first, but it looks as though neither of us are going to get what we want

I honestly would've thought that people would realise that "war = bad" by now... but I guess not.
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They have better health care than America...
They were more repressed under Spanish rule.
I'm not sure 'superpowers' going in there is the best idea.
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(Original post by Otkem)
What are your thoughts?
Cuba is not oppressed, for a communist country with a dictator Cuban's have a decent life.

If anything the US is oppressing Cuba with their embargo where as everyone else does not have an embargo.
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USA and England?

England is a state withen the UK.

You may as well have just said when will Texas, Floirda and Alabama invade Cuba?
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Cuba does not need liberation. They have been led by a dictator for decades and have EVEN survived the collapse of the USSR which surprised many people ...
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(Original post by bestofyou)
USA and England?

England is a state withen the UK.
No.

(Original post by bestofyou)
You may as well have just said when will Texas, Floirda and Alabama invade Cuba?
Not really, a better analogy would be if 85% of the US population was in one state and that state was named in this scenario instead of 'the USA'.
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Lets just 'liberate' the whole world shall we? :lolwut: :facepalm:
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no, it would cost way too much
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(Original post by Snagprophet)
No.



Not really, a better analogy would be if 85% of the US population was in one state and that state was named in this scenario instead of 'the USA'.
Population is irrelevent. UK = Scotland/Wales/6 Counties/England

England is a region that makes up part of the UK.

England isn't the UK beleive it or not.
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(Original post by bestofyou)
Population is irrelevent. UK = Scotland/Wales/6 Counties/England

England is a region that makes up part of the UK.

England isn't the UK beleive it or not.
Never said it was. But England is 85% of the UK. There is no other comparable example of this. Wale, Northern Ireland and Scotland are not 3/4 of the UK, they are 15%. If there was a referendum to rename the UK England and rename the UK nationality 'English', there's no reason why it wouldn't pass, just like the various regions of Scotland who are anti-Independent would have to become independent because of the urban areas.

Geographically, England is about 60% of the UK. Culturally, it is 85%.
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Cuba doesn't need liberated and neither did Libya.

It's funny how Libya and Cuba supposedly needed liberation but places like China, Burma and Saudi Arabia don't.
If the country was a shambles it wouldn't almost be considered developed.
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Whoa.

Don't mess with Cuba. It might screw up cigar production, and a nice Cuban is expensive enough already
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Outside of Britain England is used regularly to mean the whole of 'Britain' in contexts like 'Queen of England'. Yes it is incorrect but it's so widespread you are never going to stop in.

On Cuba, seriously. There is absolutely no need to invade what is a stable country no matter what its system of government is, Cubans are probably so used to this system that trying to move to democracy will be a painful process.
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Tomorrow around tea-time.
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Libya=oil
cuba=no oil
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