Re:virus: On war

Date: Wed Aug 21 2002 - 11:40:30 MDT

On 21 Aug 2002 at 9:21, wrote:

> [Jake Sapiens] In fact, I seem to have a hard time remembering when
> the Iraq attacked anyone outside its own
> borders since, well, since more than ten years ago. Please update
> me.
> [Joe Dees] They tried to assassinate Bush, Sr. in Saudi Arabia more
> recently.
> [Joe Dees] It was still an attack on someone abroad, which was what
> was requested.
> [rhinoceros] May I suggest that Jake change his request to "since
> more than nine years", so that we can also address the initial point
> of the question?
> [Jake2] No, I don't see a problem here. The initial point stands. We
> already punished Saddam with cruise missile attacks back in 1993 for
> this incident. Therefore it shouldn't be considered as any basis to
> attack Saddam at this time.
I, for one, am not prepared to wait for the mushroom cloud to rise above
New Your harbor in order to salve your need for a basis; an ounce of
prevention is worth a megaton of cure.
> -Jake

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