Through a misguided and blind policy of arms embargo, the Bosnian Muslims have been denied the right of self-defence. They are, I am sure, grateful for humanitarian help, but do we not know that bullets kill faster than hunger?
Lady Thatcher's remarks, and the replies to her, bring to mind the question of where we would be today had the West been led in the days of Hitler by leaders similar to those we have now. The arms embargo must be lifted, and the Bosnian Muslims supported in the same way the Afghan freedom fighters were in the face of tyranny.
Otherwise, what are all these short-sighted officials in the Western governments going to tell their children when they ask a few years from now: where were you when the Bosnian Muslims were massacred?
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