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Disturbed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-26-04 06:12 PM
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20. Is it Amerika's country or theirs?
Who does Iraq belong to?
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  -Should Iraq be partitioned? quaoar  Dec-26-04 04:27 PM   #0 
  - Seems to me we have no business dividing Iraq any more than the Brits  mcscajun   Dec-26-04 04:32 PM   #1 
  - Maybe. But, how about the USA first?  Tierra_y_Libertad   Dec-26-04 04:36 PM   #2 
  - I concur. How can we divide something up when It isn't ours.  0007   Dec-26-04 05:11 PM   #8 
  - Even raising this question shows an arrogant imperialistic mindset  KlatooBNikto   Dec-26-04 05:28 PM   #11 
     - I know what ya mean!  0007   Dec-26-04 05:51 PM   #14 
     - I'm not so sure it's imperialist as much as considering one possible  karlrschneider   Dec-26-04 05:59 PM   #16 
     - Try growing up and living in the real world  quaoar   Dec-26-04 09:40 PM   #32 
  - I dont know why americans dismiss the idea of USA secession  Chipper Chat   Dec-26-04 06:08 PM   #19 
  - We are not a homeland since "time out of mind" for  annabanana   Dec-26-04 09:04 PM   #29 
  - Believe it or not the Pentagon has suggested partitioning Iraq  illflem   Dec-26-04 04:44 PM   #3 
  - Feb, 1, 2005  Disturbed   Dec-26-04 04:57 PM   #4 
  - Iraqi Shi'ites are friends with but not under Iranian Shi'ites  Selatius   Dec-26-04 05:25 PM   #10 
  - Should have done the elections differently  sandnsea   Dec-26-04 05:07 PM   #5 
  - My Kurdish barber says that diving the country is the only solution.  Flammable Materials   Dec-26-04 05:08 PM   #6 
  - I expect many Kurds agree with him...  annabanana   Dec-26-04 09:07 PM   #30 
  - If that is what the Iraqis choose.  Bridget Burke   Dec-26-04 05:10 PM   #7 
  - Partition of Iraq is a long-standing goal of the Likudniks,  Minstrel Boy   Dec-26-04 05:24 PM   #9 
  - Thanks, MB. Your post has brought into stark relief why there was a War on  KlatooBNikto   Dec-26-04 05:53 PM   #15 
  - I posted this solution months ago. Kurdistan for the Kurds!  norml   Dec-26-04 05:30 PM   #12 
  - I have a better solution.Let us get our troops out of there first. Let  KlatooBNikto   Dec-26-04 05:48 PM   #13 
  - Vietnam was screwed from both sides  Selatius   Dec-26-04 06:06 PM   #17 
     - At least they are not getting slaughtered by bombs raining down on them  KlatooBNikto   Dec-26-04 06:07 PM   #18 
        - Is it Amerika's country or theirs?  Disturbed   Dec-26-04 06:12 PM   #20 
        - True  Selatius   Dec-26-04 06:19 PM   #22 
  - Partition now, or its civil war the moment we leave (NT)  Benson   Dec-26-04 06:14 PM   #21 
  - Read Mistrel Boy's post above.Civil War is not a possibility according  KlatooBNikto   Dec-26-04 07:16 PM   #24 
  - Oh? Is that right?  quaoar   Dec-26-04 09:50 PM   #33 
     - What Fisk details, consistently, is a war of liberation, not a civil war.  Minstrel Boy   Dec-26-04 09:59 PM   #34 
        - Oh really? How about this article?  quaoar   Dec-26-04 10:02 PM   #35 
           - Fisk wrote that in Sept 2003. Here he is in March 2004:  Minstrel Boy   Dec-26-04 10:32 PM   #37 
              - So then, according to Fisk...  quaoar   Dec-26-04 10:56 PM   #38 
                 - The way I read it, his understanding of the game the US plays  Minstrel Boy   Dec-26-04 11:07 PM   #39 
                    - And I guess Hans Blix was in on it too  quaoar   Dec-26-04 11:21 PM   #40 
                       - yeah, whatever.  Minstrel Boy   Dec-26-04 11:34 PM   #41 
                          - Civil war is civil war  quaoar   Dec-27-04 12:39 AM   #42 
                             - Iraq isn't Pottery Barn.  Minstrel Boy   Dec-27-04 12:49 AM   #43 
                             - Actually, it is a tenet of international law  quaoar   Dec-27-04 08:22 AM   #44 
                                - International law also has something to say  Minstrel Boy   Dec-28-04 12:16 PM   #51 
                             - American interests would NOT suffer under partition.  Bridget Burke   Dec-27-04 08:38 AM   #46 
                                - I agree  quaoar   Dec-27-04 08:51 AM   #48 
  - Partition does not guarantee peace.  Bridget Burke   Dec-27-04 08:34 AM   #45 
  - Would it get the oil profits to Texas any faster?  Xap   Dec-26-04 06:34 PM   #23 
  - Should USA be partitioned?  ckramer   Dec-26-04 07:37 PM   #25 
  - As long as I can move from my red state to a blue state first  norml   Dec-28-04 11:28 AM   #50 
  - No. n/t  Just Me   Dec-26-04 07:39 PM   #26 
  - Whether or not Iraq should be partitioned  WillowTree   Dec-26-04 08:22 PM   #27 
  - Frankly , I think an international conference  chieftain   Dec-26-04 08:59 PM   #28 
  - Partitioning worked so well in Ireland!  Bridget Burke   Dec-27-04 08:40 AM   #47 
     - But as you know ,  chieftain   Dec-27-04 10:38 AM   #49 
  - I just wonder how the sunni's and kurds are going to like living  okieinpain   Dec-26-04 09:29 PM   #31 
  - Give the Kurds some level of autonomy  Doohickie   Dec-26-04 10:09 PM   #36 
  - No. Not a solution, and not possible. And a big mistake.  Taxloss   Dec-28-04 12:46 PM   #52 
  - Look at how Iraq was created in 1918 as part of the Sykes-Picot agreement  WMliberal   Dec-28-04 08:03 PM   #53 
 

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