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Yorktown

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4. The 4M figure is pure crap
Thu Dec 3, 2015, 02:27 AM
Dec 2015

Saddam brought sanctions on himself by invading Kuwait and by gassing the Iraqi Kurds.

And if the Iraqu invasion was criminal stupidity on GW's part, the death toll post invasion was mostly due to Sunni/Shia power jockeying.

To lay those 4M dead at the doorstep of the West is rather disingenuous.

It could be Kalidurga Dec 2015 #1
Right now we are not in a major leadership role on the war overseas yeoman6987 Dec 2015 #2
We still have too many bases Kalidurga Dec 2015 #5
During the Iran-Iraq War, the Reagan-Bush Admin. was open leveymg Dec 2015 #3
The 4M figure is pure crap Yorktown Dec 2015 #4
Really now malaise Dec 2015 #6
If I sell a gun to someone who ends up using it, am I a murderer? Yorktown Dec 2015 #7
Murderer? Some here say yes. cherokeeprogressive Dec 2015 #13
Well, these folks are extreme. Yorktown Dec 2015 #14
Only some. cherokeeprogressive Dec 2015 #17
Back to your original point to me Yorktown Dec 2015 #18
I am a non-murderous gun owner. cherokeeprogressive Dec 2015 #24
The US deliberately seeks out and arms the worst elements in the Middle East. cpwm17 Dec 2015 #25
It is arrogance to believe everyone is a puppet of the malefic USA empire Yorktown Dec 2015 #30
Saudi Arabia is one of the villains in this equation. cpwm17 Dec 2015 #31
The decadence of the Muslim world started before the USA even existed Yorktown Dec 2015 #32
No, 'genocide' involves intention and agency muriel_volestrangler Dec 2015 #9
Well credible sources suggest that over one million malaise Dec 2015 #10
mostly by, as I said, other Muslims muriel_volestrangler Dec 2015 #12
Hear, hear. Yorktown Dec 2015 #15
Where did Saddam get that gas? The West provided it so Iraq could gas Iranians. leveymg Dec 2015 #22
It would be interesting to see how much Muslims were killed due to the policies of the Assad, still_one Dec 2015 #27
Add to that the 1 to 1.5 million Afghans killed during the Soviet invasion and occupation. n/t pampango Dec 2015 #8
Sure we should. Absolutely. nt. polly7 Dec 2015 #11
What does the term Genocide refer to? I thought it was a deliberate attempt to eradicate a el_bryanto Dec 2015 #16
Genocidal activities include arming and assisting ethnic groups trying to wipe out rival ethnics. leveymg Dec 2015 #23
If it was genocide, we'd have finished the job in a month. randome Dec 2015 #19
No. kiva Dec 2015 #20
For oil. Octafish Dec 2015 #21
No Marrah_G Dec 2015 #26
Muslims don't need the West to kill each other. Throd Dec 2015 #28
Message auto-removed Name removed Dec 2015 #29
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