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Submitted by mimi (United States), Oct 4, 2008 at 15:19

None of your examples were done specifically in the name of religion. World War I was the result of treaties after the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria, World War II was a regional conflict until Hitler decided to pursue world domination (Stalin even supported him until he invaded Russia, then Stalin joined the Allies), natives americans were killed for their land (notice how even the ones that did convert still lost their land, it was a "new world" and europeans wanted the entire pie to exploit) here like all wars motived by greed and politics, not GOD.

Iraq, started as a personal vendetta against Sadam for his previous assassination attempt on George Bush Sr. or oil or both, but the fact remains it is not a religious quest on the part of the USA. And lastly, the Israeli/Palestinian conflict is over land also, aggravated by the fact the current government is Jewish. Had WWII never happened and Israel did not exist, Arabs would still hate the Jews, bottom line, that goes back thousands of years before the formation of that state.

Lastly, as for Bosnia Kosovo, that was the result of initial aggrivation by Slobodan Milosevic reguarding, once again, purly political issues after the fall of communist Russia. I'm confused by the reference to what I'm assuming is Alexander the Great, as he wasn't even a christian, since his battles were fought roughly 300 years before the birth of Jesus, and folkore states that his father was the Greek god Zeus, clearly he was polytheistic.

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