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The appeaser feeds the crocodile in the hope that it will eat him last

Reader comment on item: What If the United States Had Not Invaded Iraq

Submitted by Andre (France), Sep 12, 2005 at 02:32

"The appeaser feeds the crocodile in the hope that it will eat him last" - Winston Churchill

If America had never invaded Iraq....
1) Syria would still be in Lebanon
2) Libya would still have a nuclear programme
3) We wouldn't have found out that it was Pakistan that had sold technology to North Korea, Libya and Iran

The Europeans might love to snipe at America, but they're just in it for the free ride while the United States pays in blood.

This is not about terrorism or "root causes", this is about a poisonous ideology sponsored by rogue states which needs to be checked, and Iraq is about setting an example. In 1936, 1 million Frenchmen on the Maginot line watched as Hitler led 600 men to retake the Rhineland. They failed to act, and 3 years later the cost to remove him became 54 million dead.

Just like Reagan who was denounced as a loony warmonger by the left for standing up to the Soviet Union, George Bush is being denounced by the left for standing up to Islamofacism. I predict that like Reagan, Bush will succeed.

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