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[casi] Re Gabriels response continued.

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I think you answer your own question relating to the improbability of such a
venture. How would we get thousands or more ordinary people to leave their
homes, take their children, catch a plane to Iraq which has dubious water
supplies and poor infrastructure, (even if Iraq does treat them kindly) and
sit in a tent hoping that their presence will stop a bomb falling - and how
long would they stay there? Until there is a "regime change" in USA?  Or
until they need to get back to work to pay the next mortgage payment or until
the children have to sit an important exam?
I do know that we committed few feel desperate, but sadly, so many people see
it as a war a long way off, even if they do have sympathy for the plight of
ordinary Iraqis. Getting them to put their hands in their pocket and give a
pound (or dollar) is difficult enough.  There is no easy answer.

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