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Response to TwilightGardener (Reply #6)

Thu Jun 12, 2014, 12:10 PM

9. It was not a mistake. It was a crime.

 

"We" reap none of it. The price is being paid by the people who live in the region, and not by the criminals who are responsible for the situation. They, on the contrary, are prospering. They have learned only that crime pays, and no doubt plot how to commit further such crimes.

The U.S. invasion was a war of aggression by a small coalition of witting criminal architects. Their motives combined a geopolitical vision with a drive to plunder resources and profit personally. They cajoled and bribed and threatened other factions so as to get the collaboration of many who should have known better, including (decisively) the majority of the Democratic party leadership at that time, including Kerry, Clinton and Biden.

Whether it went as planned or not is irrelevant to the fact that it was an intended international crime of epic proportions. If some methhead gang ran into a bank in the attempt to loot it, murdered people at random, and then failed to gain their objective, you wouldn't say they were mistaken, you'd say they were criminals. To call it a mistake is to exonerate for people who should instead be kicking their last at the end of a rope.

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