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2006-03-10 Iraq
Release the Iraqi Docs Now: Version 3.1b
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Posted by Captain America 2006-03-10 20:24|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [372 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 We are trying very hard to overlook the Russian role in removing WMD materials from Iraq. I hope Bush is getting a fair exchange for the favor of letting Putin save face.
Posted by Darrell 2006-03-10 20:35||   2006-03-10 20:35|| Front Page Top

#2 I still can't figure out how Russia has helped us.
Posted by Danking70 2006-03-10 22:05||   2006-03-10 22:05|| Front Page Top

#3 Russia was the only power that could take the Iraqi WMDs out of the country before the invasion, so, we asked them to. The logic was straightforward.

1) We wanted to fight a conventional war. If the Iraqis used WMDs, we would almost have to use them back. That would be bad all the way around, and have huge international repercussions.

2) Russia provided a lot of those WMDs in the first place, and would be severely embarassed had they been found and exhibited before the UN. So they had no problem in doing this favor for us.

3) Syria was pretty much a client state of Russia and was conveniently located as a disposal site. Even the Israelis could, and did see where the WMDs were buried. This strongly lowered the threat of escalation in the war.

4) Lastly, Russia knew that Saddam was wacky enough to maybe try and prevent their taking those weapons out of the country. So not only were they probably prepared to fight their way out, the US was on stand-by to help them get out.
Posted by Anonymoose 2006-03-10 22:34||   2006-03-10 22:34|| Front Page Top

#4 Why does that sound worse? lol!
Posted by Danking70 2006-03-10 22:43||   2006-03-10 22:43|| Front Page Top

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