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I had the privilege this week to meet someone online who is very special. A person having lived and witnessed what most of us at best, hear on the television or read about in a newspaper.. This is a lady from Tikrit Iraq. Her husband was killed as a fighter pilot for the Iraqi air force. She was not only born but also raised in Tikrit and has met Saddam Hussein personally 4 times. 3 of which were at her school, before his death.
why does the US embassy in baghdad need a staff of 16.000 people? 16.000??? you do not need 16.000 ambassadors Does it really have 16,000? yes is number is officially given number ok 16,000 not 1,600? exactly and, btw, 1.600 also was a really high number for an embassy in a nation that is bombed to ground
why does the US embassy in baghdad need a staff of 16.000 people? 16.000??? you do not need 16.000 ambassadors Does it really have 16,000?
#1There are no more resources; then you go and steal other peoples wealth by war and btw make 16 trillion USD / year for selling your arms and destroy nations to grab their wealth / resources without paying the good price.
#2 Saddam Hussein was toppled at the moment he announced that Iraq would quit the petrodollar payment. This meant: the US needed to pay our oil in EURO. Imagine...the weak dollar, an artificial currency of less real value, only fixed by the chance to exchange goods for printed paper (dollars).
#3 So, from my experience, with the way the US is gaining influence and access to resources, it's pretty clear the US needs to do wars just to get this access without paying the fair price. Well, other do the same, of course, the French gained 35% of Libyan oil exports. 35 percent !!! Imagine !!
#4 And now, Obama recently said, Iraq should not attempt to improve its bilateral relations to Syria.... What is he to tell us whom we like or not?
#5 I must say I disagree to what happened to the US ambassador to Libya. I feel pity for him and his family and i hope his soul may rest in peace with God, but, there is a story behind the story and I fear this story is not communicated in the US. He had been CIA agent in Libya, being involved into smuggling arms to the rebels and hunting Gaddafi
#6 it is of course the al Qaida that you name terrorists in Libya but freedom fighters in Syria as they perform the proxy war against the Syrian nation.
#7 Do you know the number of Iraqi Christians the US allowed asylum - after 2003?
I can tell you the numbers of Iraqi Christian refugees.
22.000 to jordan
40.000 to Egypt, Libya
10.000 to Turkey
2.400.000 to Syria
that's all, and about 1000 to Europe
edit on 29-9-2012 by CherubBaby because: Added txt, typo
There are no more resources; then you go and steal other peoples wealth by war and btw make 16 trillion USD / year for selling your arms and destroy nations to grab their wealth / resources without paying the good price.
WASHINGTON — Weapons sales by the United States tripled in 2011 to a record high, driven by major arms sales to Persian Gulf allies concerned about Iran’s regional ambitions, according to a new study for Congress.
Overseas weapons sales by the United States totaled $66.3 billion last year, or more than three-quarters of the global arms market, valued at $85.3 billion in 2011. Russia was a distant second, with $4.8 billion in deals.