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Originally posted by letmeDANz
The Bush/Clinton administration, the USG could have avoided so many wars & saved tax payers dollars and human lives.
Originally posted by sheepslayer247
reply to post by stephinrazin
I believe as well that switching to oil currency was the final straw. Isn't Iran thinking of possibly doing the same thing?
Originally posted by Stupidasso
reply to post by Schaden
How do we even know that the man in the video being hung was even Sadahm?
I firmly believe that Iraq and Iran will unite to form a formidable Persian empire the likes of which will be one to reckon with.
6. IRAQ, THE PRESIDENT STRESSED, IS IN SERIOUS
FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES, WITH 40 BILLION USD DEBTS.
IRAQ, WHOSE VICTORY IN THE WAR AGAINST IRAN
MADE AN HISTORIC DIFFERENCE TO THE ARAB WORLD
AND THE WEST, NEEDS A MARSHALL PLAN. BUT "YOU
WANT THE OIL PRICE DOWN," SADDAM CHARGED.
...16. RETURNING TO HIS THEME THAT IRAQ WANTS
DIGNITY AND FREEDOM AS WELL AS FRIENDSHIP WITH THE
U.S., HE CHARGED THAT IN THE LAST YEAR THERE WERE
MANY OFFICIAL STATEMENTS WHICH MADE IT SEEM THAT
THE U.S. DOES NOT WANT TO RECIPROCATE. HOW, FOR
EXAMPLE, SADDAM ASKED,CAN WE INTERPRET THE
INVITATION FOR ARENS TO VISIT AT A TIME OF CRISIS
IN THE GULF? WHY DID THE U.S- DEFENSE MINISTER
MAKE "INFLAMMATORY" STATEMENTS?
¶17. SADDAM SAID THAT THE IRAQIS KNOW WHAT
WAR IS, WANT NO MORE OF IT--"DO NOT PUSH US TO IT;
DO NOT MAKE IT THE ONLY OPTION LEFT WITH WHICH WE
CAN PROTECT OUR DIGNITY."
Originally posted by jaynkeel
Doesn't matter how "kind" he seemed, the man was responsible for many deaths and in my book that is one too many to disregard. I certainly hope people are not out trying to turn him into some kind of saint, because when you are in a position of power and people die under your watch no matter what country your in or ruling YOUR at fault and he got what was coming to him it's called karma.
because when you are in a position of power and people die under your watch no matter what country your in or ruling YOUR at fault
Originally posted by pshea38
reply to post by jaynkeel
the estimated death toll of iraqi citizens now approaches 1.5 million. all innocents died in the name of peace and democracy and the 'honourable' american ideal, the most hypocritical and horror-ridden facade in history, as far as i am concerned. the americans (or dark forces behind) create these demons when and where it suits only to destroy indiscriminately when needs or greed must. to find the real despots and degenerates, you need not look too far outside washington.
Originally posted by Secularist
Why would the US government befriend a mass murdering, war monger that tried to commit mass genocide?