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Submitted by Morris Sobel (United States), Sep 2, 2002 at 12:08

We were on the wrong side during Desert Storm. Hussain is only interested in money and influence, not religion as was Kuwait and Saudia Arabia, countries where the real terrorists reside. Had we helped or ignored his eventual takeover of Kuwait and Saudia Arabia, we may have gotten cheaper oil (our goal). His troops were not suicidal. His conquest may have changed the Muslim radical religious balance in the Middle East and the rest of the World.
In my opinion, it is easier to deal with a megalomaniac than a religious fanatic.
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