November 13, 2007AsideForeign Affairs

Weekday Squib: A Maltese threat

Some international organisations get funnier with age

This is an archived blog post from The Acorn.

Scrapping the Commonwealth will save the world some money and a lot of embarrassment. It’s toothless. But it would might have a shred of credibility if it had some principles.

The Maltese foreign minister, who famously formulated a tough but calibrated response to the Fijian problem last year, by leading CMAG to suspend Fiji after the military coup warned that General Musharraf would be wrong to ignore what the Commonwealth is saying”. [TOI]

To complete the squib, here’s something from Wikipedia:

For all their diminutive size, Maltese also seem, for the most part, to be without fear. In fact, many Maltese seem relatively indifferent to creatures/objects larger than themselves…[Wikipedia]

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