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Rhiannon12866 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-15-12 02:54 AM
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8. The thing is, Iran is a totally different entity entirely.
It's much larger, three times as populous, and life is much cheaper in this part of the world. The only reason that Saddam survived the Iran-Iraq war in the '80s was with the help of allies, meaning the U.S. The Iranians just kept coming, in wave after wave, with the "Keys to the Kingdom" around their necks. They really believe that death is the entrance to a better life. I got this from a friend who's originally from the Middle East. If Bush* didn't know the difference between the various factions in Iraq, I doubt that he had the slightest notion about this. How many Americans still don't know the difference between Iraq and Iran? *sigh* :( :hi:
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