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Reader comment on item: Wasted U.S. Spending in Iraq (and Afghanistan): $53 billion and Counting

Submitted by Jay (United States), Jul 1, 2010 at 00:30

what really bothers me about Iraq is stupidity of US thinking that anyone can occupy a country and the middle east and create from nothing a modern western style country.... how about just starting small... freedom, democracy and some basic social services.....
you cannot microwave a democracy and free country, it can only come from the inside and from those willing to risk everything to create and sustain it. we need 30 years there, to help educate and modernize the place...


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