The editor speaks
To be Done
John Crow (above) speaks eloquently of his ability to stand waist-deep
in seawater. However, none of this should distract us from the very
real issues facing the world at large.
The present turmoil in the various turmoiled regions of North Africa
and beyond are clear indicators that something should be done. While
UN Resolution 1973 states that things should be done, it is surely
time for Britain and the US to accept that while things do need
to be done, other things cannot be done.
Until the things that need to be done are clearly understood by
those involved in the doing of things, very little of substance
will be accomplished and such welcome progress as has been made
so far may well prove to have been at no little cost to those involved
in the decision-making process and, indeed, to those on the ground.
Wreckered urges all those involved in the doing of things to heed
the early warning signals which show that not too much should be
done in the name of being seen to be doing and that, rather, more
should be done to help those who are clearly in desperate need of
something being done.
Nevertheless, the subtext of the UN mandate is still clear: something