We thought we had problems!

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by Pillager, Oct 17, 2006.

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  1. http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/17/opinion/17stein.html?_r=1&oref=slogin

    Its beyond a joke surely!
  2. OK, what's the difference between a Catholic and a Protestant (CofE)?

    We can all blather about Henry VIII wanting a divorce, but there must be more to it than that.
  3. In fairness, it's all a bit of a red herring. For today's purposes, they don't really need to know that the difference between them is a schism of Islam a few centuries back, all they really need to know is that the two groups aren't terribly keen on each other.

  4. Tanker
    for a private soldier/grunt not to know the basics of a religious war is a minor matter but for so called National leaders it is a disgrace.
    The Brit army used to give a very fair honest brief to all troops going from Germany to N. Ireland to help deal with the troubles their. Nither Prod or Catholic was spared from critisam.