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Submitted by Philip Snyder (United States), Apr 30, 2003 at 07:53

Mr. Pipes,

Support for sleaze bags such as Augosto Pinochet of Chile is an impossible proposition. A benevolent dictator is an oxymoron. As in Chile we would see thousands of people summarily arrested, detained and executed for their political views. In essense, nothing would change in Iraq. The difference would be that American oil companies would be in charge of Iraqi oil and Bush and Cheney would become richer.


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