Lilli Marleen

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As you might see soon, english is not my mothertongue. And since english speaking people are used to others stumble around in their language, I hope I don't make too much of an idiot of myself here. So - my deepest apologies adressed to the English Language for not worshipping her better.

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Blogs I like:
Arons Israel Peace Weblog
Daddy, Papa & Me
The Lefty Directory
view from the back window of my pickup truck
Hi, I'm black!
Papa Scott
A Fistful Of Euros
The Russian Dilettante
Little Yellow Different

German Blogs I read:

Lyssas Lounge
London Leben
industrial-technology and witchcraft
Anke Groener
Almost a Diary
Beruf Terrorist

Other links:
Social Democrats in Germany
Die Zeit
(a german newspaper)
(the german magazine)
Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
Roots of English Dictionary
Rautavistische Universitaet



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Mittwoch, Mai 12, 2004
Sorry, but this Hostage-taking in Iraq is a new habit, I have no understanding for- Once sources report about US soldiers taking a wife and a daughter from some guy into hostage and now it's reported that some russians were taked as hostages in Iraq.
What should it help?
I mean, if we assume there is some central organizing behind all Iraqi actions against this coalition, hostages just "help" - as if ever - as cry for help or as method to have the world news perk up.

But we all know what is happening in Irq - more or less. And the world knows about a war in Iraq and who does it for what, so for what should this hostage thing be good? No country with a pride would pay for some inhibitants, after the third or fourth incident of this kind, even the interest of the media decreaes enormously.

So the "typical aim" or hostage-taking won't help anyone a thing and for everything else this method is not practicable. Why don't they just leave it that way?