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#1 7 years ago

This is certainly interesting:

Iraqi defector admits lying about WMD claims - Yahoo! News

Particularly interesting is this quote here:

"Rafid Ahmed Alwan al-Janabi""Maybe I was right, maybe I was not right," al-Janabi said in his exclusive interview with The Guardian newspaper. "They gave me this chance. I had the chance to fabricate something to topple the regime. I and my sons are proud of that and we are proud that we were the reason to give [COLOR=#366388 ! important][COLOR=#366388 ! important]Iraq[/COLOR][/COLOR] the margin of democracy."

So, was (or is) 'democracy' worth it?


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#2 7 years ago

I'd say democracy is worth war. I don't think the Iraq war was handled well, and think it would have been best to take care of the problem in 1991, with international support and a higher percentage of locals willing to trust the USA and fight Saddam.




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#3 7 years ago

Worth it to who? I don't recall hearing shit about the poor Iraqies when the war was being discussed before we went - that came afterwards.

I certainly don't think we should be sending our armies, and more importantly money, abroad to get democracy for a bunch of people we've never met who will eventually try to compete with us. Just making a rod for our own backs.




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#4 7 years ago

Democracy was like the fifth reason given for invading Iraq. Don't try to understand the invasion from that viewpoint. It just got tacked on as a justification after WMDs and Al Qaeda ties didn't pan out.




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#5 7 years ago

Yes. Democracy is totally worth your own people dying for so someone in a different country can vote for a leader who will probably become a dictator, such is the Middle-East.




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#6 7 years ago

Yeah as if this dude was the reason why there was a invasion, let me guess hes also a kurd, it's the same BS that was spouted about Iraq in 1990 about Saddam ordering his soliders to kill babies, but that was also bullshit.




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#7 7 years ago

I'd like to see him and his family lined up against a wall for Crimes Against Humanity.




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#8 7 years ago
Mihail;5469819Yeah as if this dude was the reason why there was a invasion

I'm not saying he is, I'm just saying that his actions, and the motivation for his actions, are not really something to be proud of given the circumstances.


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#9 7 years ago

Chalabi, Cheney and the CIA were the causes of the war. This guy was just support.




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#10 7 years ago

I understand that, again, I'm simply wondering if he'll ever realize that lying about WMDs was not a good idea.


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