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Re: From FOX News

bturk said:
"Russian officials have said they also want some compensation for companies -- presumably Russian -- that might be hurt because of contracts that could be disrupted by the war. They did not indicate whether that included companies that allegedly have sold GPS jammers and other equipment to Iraq in violation of U.N. sanctions."

Aside from whether or not Russia sold the GPS units to Iraq, IMHO they lost their ability to demand anything in terms of compensation when they chose not to participate in a second UN Resolution. Thats the price of war. You lose, buddy!

France is also wanting to position itself to have a major influence in teh rebuilding of Iraq, with the opportunity to secure lucrative contracts for its companies.
 

SGB

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Understatement of the week

"Iraq will not be defeated. Iraq has now already achieved victory -- apart from some technicalities."

-- Mohsen Khalil, Iraq's ambassador to the Arab League, as quoted 4/9/03 in Cairo by the Associated Press.
 

SkeLeton

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Hmm did he confuse Coalition with Iraq? if you replace Iraq with Coalition Forces you get a much real picture... and a coherent sentence :p ;)
 

Chet

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CNN just reported that Abu Abbas, the Palestinian terrorist convicted of the 1985 cruise ship hijacking and murder, was captured by U.S. troops in Iraq.

So I guess we just proved they were harboring terrorists. Now if we could just find some of those WMD's....
 
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