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noahmijo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-22-07 11:11 AM
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8. Wrong. I blame my country for allowing it to happen more openly in Iraq
Edited on Wed Aug-22-07 11:13 AM by noahmijo
But the conflict was always there. Don't even try to twist my words it makes you look elementary. You call having a dictator using torture and murder to keep the combatants in line control? Because that's how it was before my country did anything to Iraq.

NEITHER actions are justifiable. Hear this and hear this good. I am not justifying what my nation did to Iraq. It was wrong and it led as I stated which you overlooked obviously to open season civil war between the two groups. A similar contrast would be the Iran-Iraq war. If the US didn't exist what that have stopped it? No. But it is a matter of fact that we "assisted" both sides of the fence for our gain.

But that war still would've happened at some level regardless of US involvement. America did not make the Iranians and Iraqis mortal enemies just as we did not make the Sunnis and Shiites enemies-all we did was give them a playground with no teacher to break up the fights. That doesn't make us right, but it doesn't levy the fact that these two groups have always been at war with eachother and will always be at war until they broker their own peace which at this rate is not likely to happen anytime soon.

But the two groups always hated eachother always looked for ways to eliminate eachother since LONG BEFORE Americans ever set foot on Iraqi soil. THAT fact you cannot deny just as I cannot deny that my nation has only furthered this conflict to another dimension.

As I said, it is now the job of Iraqis to fix their nation. Another 100 another 1000 dead American soldiers are not going to quell this conflict which is why I am in favor of the Iraqi PM take control of his inherited nation and not act as though he has the right to dictate when American forces depart Iraq.

THAT is the point. PERIOD.
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