The Hot-Money Cowboys of Baghdad

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    The Hot-Money Cowboys of Baghdad

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/22/magazine/the-hot-money-cowboys-of-iraq.html?_r=1&hp
     
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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2irN1G5HiRo&feature=related"]YouTube - ‪Iraq Genocide by UN Sanctions‬‏[/ame]

    It's better than the UN sanctions days under Clinton and Bush senior, that's for sure, when it was world and US foreign policy to starve and murder Iraqi children.
     
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    Kofi Annan said the oil for food program was a success.
     
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    Yeah, if you ignore the corruption investigation, and your goal was murdering half a million children and collectively punishing an entire country for no good reason (Saddam didn't suffer, his people did though). :eusa_eh:

    The sanctions on North Korea and Iran are just as 'successful'. ;)
     
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    I heard Annan and his son made a lot of money off that program, so I guess for him it was a success.
     
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    Yep, and now that North Korea has a nuke, Iran is next. These sanctions are really working to stop arms production, not.
     
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    Wars to end all wars just slow the process of humanities warring to set periods. Another great one is coming up.
     
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    Its not a question if its going to happen, but when.
     

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