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0rganism Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-28-04 09:56 PM
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32. I suspect the counterargument would be...
...that Raygun was potentially removable by uncoerced election, whereas the Iraqis couldn't have voted Saddam out. Practically speaking, the USSR couldn't have "liberated" us from Raygun by invading -- indeed, under-armed as Iraq is, we're having quite a bit of trouble with liberation ourselves. Can you imagine the Soviets trying to occupy the USA?

Niether can I. However, it was possible for a military invasion of Iraq to remove Saddam. You don't think we had a right to do so, and others apparently disagree. Some might point out that we didn't have the right to prop his regime up, either.
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