TITLE

It's not true that most Iraqi exiles want a war. Who would want 3,000 missiles raining down on their relatives in 48 hours? Not even Prince Philip would wish that on Fergie

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, Mark
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
New Statesman;2/10/2003, Vol. 132 Issue 4624, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Contends that any war in Iraq will not only result in large numbers of civilian deaths but will be the best recruiting campaign al-Qaeda will ever have. How many who desire the removal of Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein do not wish for a war against Iraq; Statement that while the apologists for war might claim to represent the Iraqis their actions do no such thing; How the U.S. budget for post-conflict humanitarian aid works out to 65 cents per Iraqi citizen; Claim that the only way to handle Saddam is to lift the United Nations economic sanctions against the Iraqi people; Statement that without the violent distractions of war and sanctions the Iraqi people might topple Saddam.
ACCESSION #
9057158

 

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