Iraq exports oil and the wells, refineries and pipelines have pretty much been left intact.
No. Saddam let the infrastructure deteriorate. It's a mess all over the country. It was also looted for copper, etc. Our troops - with the help of Iraqi engineers, are rebuilding, reprogramming, retooling, rewiring...have been for months. Making steady progress.
posted on 09/18/2003 12:02:31 PM PDT
by Ragtime Cowgirl
("Don't they care about the Iraqi people ..at all?"~Sama in Iraq, re. those pushing US to leave, 9/17)
To: Ragtime Cowgirl
>>...No. Saddam let the infrastructure deteriorate. It's a mess all over the country. It was also looted for copper, etc...<<
Well, you're right. I guess I was referencing "war damage" which supposedly we did not target thier infrastructure.
However, oil is thier economy and as I understand it, aside from the occasional terrorist attack, the oil if flowing.
posted on 09/18/2003 12:56:56 PM PDT
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