posted on Aug, 25 2003 @ 11:17 PM
We really had no business messing with Iraq in the first place, IMO. There's more to the story than just Saddam gassing a bunch of people for no
reason. Just as there's more to the story than Saddam just marching into Kuwait for no apparent reason. Some of these things are illustrated rather
vaguely. Iraq and Kuwait shared some of the same oil. Their wells are positioned over an ocean of oil. They were supposedly allowed to pump only so
much oil from the wells, per agreement with Iraq. Well, they'd supposedly been overstepping their agreement, and then demanded money(which they
claimed was owed to them) from Saddam, who then got pissed off. It was their own war, and both sides had their reasons for doing what they did.
Similarly, Iraq used chemical weapons to try to kill Iranians who had seized a town, which is in northern Iraq not far from the Iranian border. The
Kurdish civilians who died had the misfortune to be caught up in that exchange. But they were not Iraq's main target. These details are often left
out, in attempt to further criminalize Saddam, and further justify an agenda. People don't do any research because they don't care, or they just
have no idea where to look. They'd rather just believe whatever they're told. Unfortunately, the "official truth" often lacks many details.