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Nitemare

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Originally posted by: CADkindaGUY
Originally posted by: Zebo
The only ingnorant ones are still defending this currupt administration. Lets review for the perpetually blind:

-illegal invasion of Iraq by the United States on a small and defenseless country is shameful. All based on lies for what?
a) WMDs
b) all experts have said Aluminum tubes were not suitable for the use the admin implied
c) Forged niger report
We havent meet any of the stated goals. Especially democratic reform. Now our chief occupier is talking of selling Iraqs only assests to foriegn intrests.

Telford Taylor the prosecutor at Nuernberg.. ?The question of causation is important and will be discussed for many years, but it has no place in this trial, which must rather stick rigorously to the doctrine that planning and launching an aggressive war is illegal, whatever may be the factors that caused the defendants to plan and to launch. Contributing causes may be pleaded by the defendants before the bar of history, but not before the tribunal.?
Why wasn't Clinton tried then? He "pre-emptively" attacked Iraq too ;)

CkG

He's a Golden boy and can do no wrong...Take that back CAD
:D
 

drewshin

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your ignorance clearly shows if you think a missile strike can be compared to the occupation of a country by several hundred thousand soldiers.

you know lucky doesnt have crap to say when he starts commenting on correct "spelling". take a look at your own signature, the pledge is wrong.
 

Alistar7

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He made it clear that he wanted to start privatizing more than 40 government-owned companies that make products ranging from packaged foods to steel. Many of those companies, he acknowledged, would not be able to survive in the face of real competition.

Senior officials in the American-led Coalition Provisional Authority, which Mr. Bremer heads, have said they hope to agree on a plan in the next few weeks to sell state-owned companies to private investors. But they are vague about how quickly the process should proceed, acknowledging that new owners would almost certainly slash the work forces at many companies and that some companies would not survive.

Many foreign investors, especially in neighboring Kuwait, Jordan and Turkey, said they were eager to enter the Iraqi market. But they also said the situation was too unstable and the laws too undefined to make any commitments yet.

Recognizing that a rapid shift would cause pain to many in the short term, Mr. Bremer also raised the possibilities of distributing part of Iraq's oil revenues as "dividends" to citizens or creating a national trust fund that would help finance a "social safety net."

Recognizing that a rapid shift would cause pain to many in the short term, Mr. Bremer also raised the possibilities of distributing part of Iraq's oil revenues as "dividends" to citizens or creating a national trust fund that would help finance a "social safety net."


Yeah that sounds like we are stealing their property and businesses...
 

hagbard

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Originally posted by: Zebo
http://www.nytimes.com/2003/06/23/international/worldspecial/23BREM.html?ex=1057032000&en=640e51c2cc79a2f8&ei=5071&partner=CNN

Overseer in Iraq Vows to Sell Off Government-Owned Companies
By EDMUND L. ANDREWS


HUMEH, Jordan, June 22 ? L. Paul Bremer III, the chief United States administrator in Iraq, vowed today to dismantle that country's state-run economy by selling off government-owned companies and writing new laws to encourage foreign investment.
Translation: US corps will get assests for pennys on the dolllar and like HAL no open bidding I'd guess
Recognizing that a rapid shift would cause pain to many in the short term, Mr. Bremer also raised the possibilities of distributing part of Iraq's oil revenues as "dividends" to citizens or creating a national trust fund that would help finance a "social safety net."

"Every individual Iraqi would come to understand his or her stake in the country's economic success," he told business and political leaders gathered here for a meeting of the World Economic Forum.

Taken together, Mr. Bremer's comments amounted to a blueprint for turning Iraq into a Middle East model of free trade and deregulation.

He made it clear that he wanted to start privatizing more than 40 government-owned companies that make products ranging from packaged foods to steel. Many of those companies, he acknowledged, would not be able to survive in the face of real competition.

"A fundamental component of this process will be to force state-owned enterprises to face hard budget constraints by reducing subsidies and special deals," he said. "Iraq will no doubt find that opening its borders to trade and investment will increase competitive pressure on its domestic firms and thereby raise productivity."

Senior officials in the American-led Coalition Provisional Authority, which Mr. Bremer heads, have said they hope to agree on a plan in the next few weeks to sell state-owned companies to private investors. But they are vague about how quickly the process should proceed, acknowledging that new owners would almost certainly slash the work forces at many companies and that some companies would not survive.

Many foreign investors, especially in neighboring Kuwait, Jordan and Turkey, said they were eager to enter the Iraqi market. But they also said the situation was too unstable and the laws too undefined to make any commitments yet.

A senior allied official here said today that work had already begun on drafting a modern commercial legal code that would protect investors and property rights. But he also acknowledged that the work was in its early stages.

The problem confronting allied officials is that the mood of Iraqis is turning more sour by the day, as basic services like electricity remain erratic and joblessness mounts.
We are finally seeing why our boys are dieing over there. NO WMDs, No democracy, Little services but oil production secured and flowing. We are morally bankrupt.

And to please the Israeli masters.

 

hagbard

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Originally posted by: sandorski
Originally posted by: Dari
why is it that most people in this forum that consistently post anti-us, anti-bush, or anti-globalization articles are usually an ad hoc mixture of canadians, europeans, or homosexuals?
Maybe it's due to superior education?
That, and not being spoon feed a steady diet of anti-Arab, pro-Israeli propaganda.

 

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