Comments on: Meet the man trying to bring Iraq back from the brink http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/08/31/meet-the-man-trying-to-bring-iraq-back-from-the-brink/ Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:57:19 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Solidar http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/08/31/meet-the-man-trying-to-bring-iraq-back-from-the-brink/#comment-1100822 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 22:32:56 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=43129#comment-1100822 My republican neighbor contends that the Iraq war was “ugly but necessary,” because Saddam killed 50,000 Iraqi civilians. I reminded him that the U.S. killed 175,000 Iraqi civilians, according to our own State Department.

He changed the subject to Obamacare. Haha.

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By: Solidar http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/08/31/meet-the-man-trying-to-bring-iraq-back-from-the-brink/#comment-1100809 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:38:30 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=43129#comment-1100809 3 trillion dollars. 4,000 U.S. service lives. To give a ISIS a new home in Iraq.

Another Bush/Cheney stroke of brilliance. Republican party is now the most idiotic and short-sighted bunch of rednecks this side of kentucky. These are people who voted for Bush and Cheney…. TWICE.

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By: Mottjr http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/08/31/meet-the-man-trying-to-bring-iraq-back-from-the-brink/#comment-1100807 Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:36:40 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=43129#comment-1100807 It takes one like Saddam to keep these vicious forces with historical conflict, under control. Removing one such to have unleashed these un-containable forces currently at play, shows the shallow understanding that led to primitive/immature celebrations of – shock-and-awe and mission-accomplished – at the tremendous cost of lives on both sides.

Current chief – Carter, is of no exception to this as he seems continuing this flawed strategy around the globe.

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