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Iraqui Looting

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Submitted by Estelle Kresch (United States), Apr 24, 2003 at 14:53

Yes, the Iraquis were responsible for the looting of the museums; however, the coalition forces should have been prepared to protect the history and the antiquities. They also should have protected the hospitals which were looted by Iraquis. How can we expect to "democratize" this country if they are nothing more than tribal groups who destroyed their own history?
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