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Kellanved Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-09-03 04:24 PM
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13. not at all
French, German ... companies want to make profit - period.
They're not different from American companies - Siemens for example is already rebuilding old power plants, DHL delivers the mail; the list goes on.

The bad news for Iraq is that the discussed debt-waiver by France and Germany (several Billions) won't happen under these conditions.
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  -NYT: U.S. Bars Iraq Contracts for Nations That Opposed War TexasPatriot  Dec-09-03 03:31 PM   #0 
  - o joy, more friends made around the world  soothsayer   Dec-09-03 03:34 PM   #1 
  - How immature  mad_as_hell   Dec-09-03 03:35 PM   #2 
  - Then they should give nothing to rebuild Iraq!  PROGRESSIVE1   Dec-09-03 03:36 PM   #3 
  - Effing brilliant...  Hand   Dec-09-03 03:36 PM   #4 
  - So, stop asking those nations to send money and troops now!  loudnclear   Dec-09-03 03:49 PM   #5 
  - What about China?  downstairsparts   Dec-09-03 03:55 PM   #6 
  - China's our friends, now!  Hobarticus   Dec-09-03 05:54 PM   #18 
  - More childish vindictiveness coming from the top  bif   Dec-09-03 03:55 PM   #7 
  - All the allies on the ground there are bailing out  fishnfla   Dec-09-03 03:59 PM   #8 
  - much to do about nothing  rchsod   Dec-09-03 03:59 PM   #9 
  - not at all  Kellanved   Dec-09-03 04:24 PM   #13 
     - Bet Baker heard some "no"s" on debt relief, contracts were his carrot n/t  pinto   Dec-09-03 05:24 PM   #15 
  - Well, at least they formalized it...the whole thing is a sham anyway  tom_paine   Dec-09-03 04:00 PM   #10 
  - It's our country, we stole it fair and square n/t  davhill   Dec-09-03 04:03 PM   #11 
  - they admit it, openly  arcane1   Dec-09-03 04:18 PM   #12 
  - "evil, pasty, impotent gang-o-thugs" - "impotent" ?? - I don't think so -  ConcernedCanuk   Dec-09-03 05:26 PM   #16 
     - Yeah, and its a very dangerous game they're playing. Security? Geez.  pinto   Dec-09-03 05:51 PM   #17 
  - Schoolyard hissy fits...  Hobarticus   Dec-09-03 05:16 PM   #14 
  - There is no profit from Iraq investment  teryang   Dec-09-03 06:38 PM   #19 

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