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re: War for love? or love for war? what is the cause?

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Submitted by Sword of Islam (United Kingdom), Mar 14, 2006 at 03:21

Submitted by Sarah, Mar 13, 2006 at 16:42
You are correct. No rational country would attack another country for the sake of liberating a bunch of Muslims. Why do your government and countrymen love Iraqi Muslims so much? Have any idea?

It's highly praiseworthy that you can admit that you were wrong!

No rational country would attack another country for the sake of liberating a bunch of Muslims? Of course they wouldn't! I quite agree. I can't speak for the US but as far as UK policy is concerned the largest immigrant groups to this country for a number of years have been from Iraq, Afghanistan & Iran (notice a pattern here?). We really couldn't care less about what you do to each other but unfortunately the UN makes it compulsory to accept the applications of political refugees who flee here from countries in the Middle East. By removing Saddam we have removed any justification that economic migrants from Iraq might have in coming here and using 'political asylum' as an excuse to guarantee citizenship.

Furthermore, unlike those who opposed the invasion of Iraq, we thought it wrong to continue the imposition of sanctions that clearly were not doing anything other than kill even more innocent Iraqi's than are presently dying at the hands of fellow Muslims.

I trust that this answers your question.
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