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If Bush wants sanctions to be lifted then he must believe that Iraq has been disarmed of its WMD since this was the reason given for the sanctions. But no WMD were found. The whole rationale for the war must have been a hoax then since Iraq obviously had none. On the other hand if Bush still believes, as he claims, that Iraq has WMD he has no grounds for requesting sanctions be lifted but every reason to get inspectors back pronto. No sign of this. Planting weapons takes time and the harvest cant be for a while I guess. Just rumours of bumper crops. But all this is academic. The real game is to get the UN to give up any bargaining power and let the US get on with the job of puppet construction and to use Iraq oil to finance reconstruction by US contractors. Oil for food needs to be replaced by oil for profits. Cheers, Ken Hanly _______________________________________________ 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