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> People who advocate regime change in Iraq also have to answer this > question. If we had better intelligence about Saddam's plans in August > 1990, the international community could have warned Saddam that we > would not accept a ``regime change´´ in Kuwait. If Saddam had backed > off then, wouldn't it be likely that Saddam would now be a U.S. ally in > the war against terror? Of course we had the intelligence. Saddam actually asked the US ambassador for permission before invading Kuwait - and he got the green light. > Rumsfeld visiting Saddam to negotiate the use of Iraqi air-fields and > military bases to implement regime change in Iran? Well put! Mark Parkinson Bodmin Cornwall _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk