TITLE

Ill-timed war promises a hard and bitter peace

AUTHOR(S)
Brady, James
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Crain's New York Business;3/24/2003, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the possible outcome of the U.S. war on Iraq in the final hours of peace following the U.S. President George W. Bush's final ultimatum to Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to leave Iraq. The U.S. soldiers good, powerful and efficient enough that this may be a short and happy war.The author thinks that it is the wrong war in the wrong place at the decidedly wrong time. A war that promises a hard and bitter peace. In 1919 in Paris, France, U.S. President Thomas Woodrow Wilson, Clemenceau of France, and Lloyd George of Great Britain carved up the known world, including creating a country, Iraq, out of the dregs of old Mesopotamia and its oil fields at Mosul.
ACCESSION #
9536284

 

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