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applegrove Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-05-05 07:24 PM
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56. Like that bird. I still see it as Cheney, Rumsfield & Bush family
looking at Iraq and all that Saddam had done and saying a big: "O- Oh - what have we done? We will go down in history as having destabilized the middle east (because Saddam funded terrorists that were not bin-Laden's). The right wing had supported the 'strong men' for decades. The strong men had given Big Oil & Bushes the deal they wanted. It left much excess cash in the hands of Hussein, bin Laden as well as anger at the USA and the re-birth of Islamist fundamentalists. These asshole created a nightmare in the Mid East and did anything and all to discourage real sophisticated and equitable democracy in the Mid-East and it was about to blow up in their faces.

This whole Iraq thing is a big campaign - like a sound & light show - the recreate history in the Middle East where America is seen to be the "champion" of Democracy.

Of course it remains to be seen if a democracy in Iraq that elects Islamists fundies as their leaders will be allowed to exist. I think that part of the threat against Iran is to scare your average Iraqis into voting for a secular government in hopes that secular=peace.

Lots of coertion going on. After all they only have 8 years to remake 50 years of USA policy in the mid east to be 'democracy lite, but democracy' has to be king. As each nation would be a democracy in the mid-east, no matter how annoying to big oil, then it would be an international crime for some new mullah in Saudi Arabia to call for the merging of most of the Middle East (this is the stated goal of all Islamists outside of Iran). So democracy 'lite' makes it safe for the USA & Everyone else to invade the Middle East if there is ever a movement to Unify & it gains steam. ...... until all the oil is gone ..then who cares.

The second thing a democracy does is open the countries up to the world markets (except for oil which will still be highly bribed rights to one big oil power or another). With these democracies 'open' to world markets then it is easier to control them. And the biggest corporations in the world may likely be bigger than your small Mid Eastern country so it will be easier for the corporation to dominate. Same reason why USA government is being shrunk.

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