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Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by skunk, Mar 21, 2005.

  1. skunk macrumors G4

    skunk

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    http://www.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/meast/03/20/iraq.anniversary/
    I guess he was right to go for the "liberation" option, then. It would have been terrible if this had been seen as an "occupation".
     
  2. skunk thread starter macrumors G4

    skunk

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    http://www.iht.com/articles/2005/03/20/news/policy.html
    Presumably, if they had anything positive to report, they wouldn't need to torture the language or the people.

    I feel there's a typo in here somewhere...
     
  3. amnesiac1984 macrumors 6502a

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    I think Rumsfeld is just putting on the pressure for Iraq not to change its laws illegal constitution too much, which basically gives corporations free reign to take over the whole of Iraq under the guise of fair trade and competition. How are Iraqi business who have had to survive under years of sanctions meant to compete with international mega corporations who can now compete with them on a "level playing field"?
     
  4. Thomas Veil macrumors 68020

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    Then again, look at it from Turkey's point of view:

     

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