Iraq invasion as a diversion (was Re: )

Stephen A. Frye safrye at CONCENTRIC.NET
Sun Feb 1 20:45:34 MST 1998

>You may call this nitpicking but the UN and the arab coalition never agreed
>to the US invading Iraq and eliminating Sadam. Bush only did what the
>others agreed to. I suppose he could have done it anyway but given the
>fragile nature of the arab coalition (which by the way clinton's
>inexperience and inept policies has been unable to reassemble) it may well
>have resulted in an all out war against Isreal and an alliance between
>Iraq, Iran and the other arab nations. Very dangerous gamble.

But, whatever the cause for what happened, the present situation is the
result of the past mistakes.  We are now forced to deal with them.  Like I
said, I don't like Mr. Clinton.  At all.  But this mess is one that is not
his doing.

Stephen Frye

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