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Submitted by els (Belgium), Apr 11, 2003 at 14:09

Today you got chaos in Bagdad. People stealing, looting in Ministries of education or agriculture. Even hospitals are not safe. The US declares they can't protect all these places and let people do. Except...the ministry of Oil (!) is very well protected by the American army. Let it be clear now what the real reason for war is.

In Iraq, people are happy Saddam's regime is over even if this was realized by coalition forces. But let it be clear coalition forces should not stay one day too long or the Iraqis will turn against them.
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