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rumguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 01:48 AM
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The dumbest neocon idea
They used to say that the road to solving the I/P issue led through Baghdad.

What the hell were they thinking? It makes no sense.

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FDRrocks Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 01:51 AM
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1. They also thought thier Roadmap to Peace would work
Edited on Tue May-25-04 01:55 AM by FDRrocks
If this administration managed to solve the I/P situation.... I would swallow my tongue. I'll do it! PM me when it happens! :)

on edit: It wouldn't surprise me if the whole Roadmap idea was just a token effort aimed at garnering votes.
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althecat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 02:10 AM
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2. They now think the road to peace in Iraq leads through Tehran
...

I think both ideas are much of a muchness...
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Eric J in MN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 02:21 AM
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3. the theory was that with Saddam Hussein gone, the balance would
The theory was that with Saddam Hussein gone, the balance would shift in Israel's favor, and then the Palestians would have to make a deal.

I never believed this, but that was the neo-con theory.
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shraby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 02:24 AM
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4. Methinks the neo-con
theories were nothing but pipe-dreams. Goodness, what were they smoking in the pipe???
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