Skip to comments.No-Fly Zones Iraqi Violations(Sept. 2002)
Posted on 11/18/2007 9:15:32 AM PST by Son House
Iraqi Firings: Since 2000, Iraqi forces have fired on U.S. and British pilots 1,600 times. In 2002, Iraqi forces fired on U.S. and British pilots 406 times. Since September 18, just hours after Saddam promised to "allow the return of the United Nations inspectors without conditions" and expressed his desire "to remove any doubts that Iraq still possesses weapons of mass destruction," Iraqi forces have fired on U.S. and British pilots 67 times.
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2. President Clinton had little loyalty to the Military, or Iraqi forces firing on U.S. Pilots would not have continued into the 2000.
3. Iran attacking our Military Personal is not acceptable.
Clintoon would have been well justified to invade Iraq at just about any time during his second term -- problem is Clinton lacked the courage to do what really needed to be done (and instead attacked Yugoslavia.)
are these not ‘acts of war’ in and of themselves that would have justified attacking iraq?
Indeed, and when you consider that the administration must deal with the entire region, imagine trying to tackle Iran first with Saddam still there, playing those games? Obviously his removal was a pre-requisite for dealing with the remainder of the regional threat.
imagine trying to tackle Iran first with Saddam still there, playing those games? Obviously his removal was a pre-requisite for dealing with the remainder of the regional threat.
Yep, something all the ‘diplomacy’ of the Democrat’s Presidential Candidates’ won’t do, Pelosi’s trip to Syria will continue to show how useless it is.
in honor of her extensive nip/tuck work