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Can't blame it on the settlements.

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Submitted by batya dagan (United States), Jul 8, 2009 at 18:56

Many of us held on to the thought that Bush hit Saddam Hussein because Saddam tried to kill his father and not because Saddam had WMD.Clearly the Iraq war turned out to be quicksand .It swallowed life and property and it did one more bad thing - it freed Iran from its eternal ( not any more) enemy.It is fair to worry that Iran will send her terrorists and spys into Iraq and will work on creating havoc which , eventually , will get Iran to take over Iraq.

Are we going to go back there when this will happen? Under Obama there is a good chance that we will not go there to fight Iran while Iran is the real danger to Iraq and the rest of the middle east.Maybe a miracle will happen and the Iraqis will rise up to the occasion and fight for themselves and maybe learn to live in peace with each other too.Maybe.

Most importantly we do need to stop Iran from having nukes because with nukes the rest of the middle east is a goner.This is where we have a huge problem with Obama.He seems extreamely concerened with building in the Israeli settlements but not in the Iranian nuke industry.Where does he find this kind of peace of mind?Even his Saudi king worries half to death about it.

It is not going to be fun and games in Iraq in the near future and sadly it will not be easy to blame the settlements.

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