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Submitted by Leo Solomon (Israel), Jul 24, 2007 at 11:41

The model for what was intended in Iraq was taken from the incomparable success America had in transforming germany and japan -two totalitarian military powers- into semi pacifist democracies.What was not taken into account was the suffering and total devastation experienced by those two countries.The defeat of Germany and Japan was total .The defeat of iraq was not. We must, as ,daniel pipes suggests, trim our ambitions for Iraq to something more acheivable .

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