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[ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] Poll: 1% Of Iraqis Feel US Invaded to Establish Democracy A new Gallup poll of residents of Baghdad have found that only 5 percent of those polled believe the United States invaded Iraq to "assist the Iraqi people" and only 1 percent believe the U.S. invaded to establish a democracy there. 43 percent of those polled feel the U.S. invaded to "rob Iraq's oil." Roger Stroope Northern Arizona University Flagstaff USA In response to reporters and critics queries during the first Gulf War; "I firmly believed we should not march into Baghdad ...To occupy Iraq would instantly shatter our coalition, turning the whole Arab world against us and make a broken tyrant, into a latter-day Arab hero …" George H. W. Bush (41) "...assigning young soldiers to a fruitless hunt for a securely entrenched dictator and condemning them to fight in what would be an unwinnable urban guerrilla war." George H. W. Bush (41) In response to reporters query relating to attacks against US service people; "Bring 'em on!" George W. Bush (43) July 3, 2003 _______________________________________________ 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