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in response to reader comment: Saddam hated Al-Qaeda; the US brought Al-Qaeda to Iraq

Submitted by Straight_Talk_Luigi (United States), Sep 22, 2008 at 09:06

I had a roommate from Iraq, and I represented an international agency at the initial Congressional hearing for the Oil for Food scandal.

The reason the Iraq War started was because of bad intel. Was it the right thing to do? Probably not.

I have never heard of Saddam saying he would help out the USA, but he did say he didn't trust al quaeda, because you can't trust extemists.

Keep in mind he "understood" why we were attacked on 9-11.

Iraq WAS a secular state under Saddam. I'm not quite sure what it is now.

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