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Thread: Why Are We At War With Iraq?

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    Re: Why Are We At War With Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    We're also not fighting Iraq.
    We sure put enough holes in it.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: Why Are We At War With Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by MyOwnDrum View Post
    Part of it is maintaining a strategic foothold in an oil-rich region, no doubt.
    There are also easier ways of doing this that bombing the crap out of and occupying a nation.

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    Re: Why Are We At War With Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    We sure put enough holes in it.
    Patton, Bradley, and Arnold put a lot of holes in France.
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    Re: Why Are We At War With Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    Patton, Bradley, and Arnold put a lot of holes in France.
    Serves it right!
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: Why Are We At War With Iraq?

    We created the oppurtunity to draw 40 thousand jihadists into the open so we could kill them and we're in a very strategically advantagous position in the ME.
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    Re: Why Are We At War With Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    and we're in a very strategically advantagous position in the ME.
    under fire?
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: Why Are We At War With Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    I find it impossibly difficult to believe that we would be in Iraq if its main exports were soybeans instead of oil.
    We're not in Sudan.
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Why Are We At War With Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    under fire?
    What's your point?
    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Why Are We At War With Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    We're not in Sudan.
    Nor are we anywhere near Africa which has way worse problems, more diabolical war lords, more suffering than Iraq did...but we're keeping our distance from that hellhole.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: Why Are We At War With Iraq?

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    What's your point?
    Doesn't seem to be very advantageous to be a foreign occupying force in a well entrenched and supported populace being shot at consistently and adding to the fire of hatred and aggression towards ourselves. Seems actually counter productive.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

    Quote Originally Posted by A. de Tocqueville
    "I should have loved freedom, I believe, at all times, but in the time in which we live I am ready to worship it."

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