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bobweaver Donating Member (953 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 11:55 PM
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What needs to happen for the resisters in Iraq to stop resisting? By this
I mean what the Kool-aid crowd calls "insurgents" but I am calling them "resisters." What has to happen for them to lay down their arms and be peaceful?
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seriousstan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 11:58 PM
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1. An Iraqi goverment and an Iraqi army.
And we are safe at home.
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NYC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 12:10 AM
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2. The occupiers leave
so that there is no one to resist.
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Tinoire Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 12:37 AM
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3. The US and other external looters out of their country. n/t
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booley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 12:54 AM
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4. let the iraqis build thier own country
The biggest cement exporter during Saddam's reign and now all those cement factories are lying idle.

One of the best educated countries, filled with technocrats who managed to run the country on spit and wire during the sanctions..and now they have all been fired and replaced with foriegn contractors.

last i heard, even the local McDonalds in Baghdad was staffed with PAKISTANIS.

The few iraqis who stil have jobs are worried that the US will "privatize" thier factories and lay off all the workers, just like they have been doing to so many others. the rest are torn between working for the Americans (the only source of employment) and staying alive. So few realizee that the main incentive for young iraqi men to join the new police force is that there are simply no other jobs available. It's some patriotism or beleif in what Shrub is doing to thier country. It's economic desperation.

And add to this the LIE that the US isn't coloning Iraq. If Shrub didn't intend to stay, they wouldn't be building PERMAMENT US bases. (That''s just what a colonizing empire does when it takes over a new terratory)

Why should the iraqis care about the reconstruction? it's not THIER country being rebuilt anyway. It's NEO-CON land. They just live in it.

if I had to suggest something,,break iraq back down into the original three areas it was before the british invaded and give each enough money to rebuild...and then let them do them rebuilding. Then they wouldn't have to worry about thier neighbor and they would place some value on what they have created and want to protect it.

But that ain't going to happen.
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leftofthedial Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 12:56 AM
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5. Murkans gone
Yurpians too

Then, all the "other" Iraqis have to go--sunni, shiite, kurd, arab . . . whatever
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