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    • Danite
    • 14.12.05 | 01:46 (IST)

    As I said I am fully aware that this war had nothing to do with morality at all or "freedom" etc.I knew full well that the US was going to get their toes chopped off the moment they put their foot in there.I was an remain very ambivalent about the whole thing.However now that it is done yes I am happy that a monster who raped wives in front of husbands is now trapped liked a drugged cockroach in a bottle.I am glad that the Iraqis have a new chance again in life and if they are too stupid to take it well at least the Kurds now what to do with it.Saddam was NOT a stabalising force in the ME he was a destabilising force. He was weak it was true at the time of invasion but a maniac like that is alwaysplotting his comeback.Ir an is a major problem as well, almost everybody in the ME is a freaking problem Mark.I am all infavour of real politic obviously it must be so, but then I guess you would have US involvememt against the Serbs in their little Hiterian Tour of the Balkans? I thought it was a good thing to do , to have intervened against him, that was a good use of American powerin theservice of humanity and stability in Europe.I think that was a job well done.maybe I am a fool Mark but like the Good Book says"better to share your bread with the poor than divide the spoils with the wicked"Ttheir is apoint realpolitic becomes a danger in and of itsself if not at some point tempered with the most basic requirments of Justice and Humanity there must be some link between actions and morality. In know its a dirty world and we have to get dirty and I am not in favour of moral crusades and public policy, but maybe convenient for me but after the fact I am glad that Spawn of Satan is going to face his maker.What he did to people was totaly beyond the pale, I am sure their are many Iraqis who despite their own ambivalence where happy to see their oppressors on the run.Its not so esy to be a tough guy when the prey shoots back.I have no problem with the use of American power, in fact it is needed, the question of course(and the hard part) is when and where to use it, but I thought it was used right in the Balkans.Regards

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