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  •  Yes Saddam sent scuds at Israel (6+ / 0-)

    But Israel had the means to deal with Saddam if necessary. Israel benefited from the hatred between Saddam and the Iranians. Removing Saddam has increased Israel's problems with Iran. Overall, I don't think Israel has benefited.

    "It's the planet, stupid."

    by FishOutofWater on Fri Sep 14, 2007 at 08:09:57 AM PDT

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    •  nope (6+ / 0-)

      remember all the talk about "saddam" supporting Hamas, handing out money to suicide bomber family, hugging Arafat, etc?

      There was a whole series of action.

      trust me. Israel really wants Iraq gone. (the list is Syria, Iraq, Iran, Jordan and egypt too if they can get away. But Jordan is US satellite and egypt signed peace deal.)

      anyway. the list is pretty much every single one of Israel neighbors.

      anyway this is ancient history. Israel target is now Iran. They are pushing it very hard.

      See video from AIPAC 2007 conference.

      AIPAC 2007 - Tzipi Livni

      AIPAC 2007 - Benjamin Netanyahu

      AIPAC 2007 - Hillary Clinton


      Of course this is a very hush-hush topic, since it is connected with money politics, etc etc ...

      but my point: the drive toward more war still exist and still at play. All forces that support the war policy are still running full force.  

      Use Tor and PGP on the net. (google it)

      by fugue on Fri Sep 14, 2007 at 08:25:11 AM PDT

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