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Will Iraqis really be grateful for liberation?

Twenty-nine countries and 21 aid groups met in Geneva to discuss aid to Iraqis after a war. The U.S. did not send representatives. U.N. emergency relief coordinator Kenzo Oshima said in a “medium-case scenario” that 10 million Iraqis would need food, sanitation aid and water; 2 million would be forced to leave their homes and between 500,000 and 1.5 million would leave the country. No estimates were available for the number of Iraqis that would be killed, wounded and maimed, including many children.

I wonder how many Iraqis will be grateful to George W. Bush for “liberating” the Iraqi people from tyranny?

Stuart Hoffmann

Grass Valley

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