> One of their speakers argued that Alabama had a different culture than the
> North and that the South should be alowed to suceed from the U.S.
> The Black Muslims also talked of sucession. Stalin created a Jewish state
> -- sort of. The difference between E. Timor and Tibet is that E. Timor
> was an independent state. Tibet was not. Even Taiwan agrees on that
I gather (having avoided this thread somewhat) that Tibet wants independence from China, or some people think they should be.
Thought I'd throw in my two cents: What exactly is the difference between E. Timor and Tibet,
according to you? You've stated that
> E. Timor
> was an independent state. Tibet was not.
But so what?