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Midday: Previewing president's Iraq speech
Posted at 9:15 AM on January 10, 2007 by Bill Wareham (2 Comments)
At 11 a.m., Carleton College international ielations professor Roy Grow will join Gary Eichten to preview President Bush's Iraq speech and discuss insurgencies and counter-insurgency strategies.
At noon, former Minnesota Governors Arne Carlson, Wendell Anderson and Al Quie.... and former US Congressman Martin Sabo.... tell Minnesota lawmakers what they should DO! Tuesday, they met at a forum for current legislators at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute. You might remember that Martin Sabo is also a former Speaker of the Minnesota House.
I want this war to end so very much, but I can't get past the following question. Didn't we invade Iraq, remove the government, close down the army, and basically create the conditions for civil war? How can we leave after doing this? Don't we have a huge moral responsibility to do whatever we must to help resolve it?
Posted by David Richards | January 10, 2007 11:20 AM
Like Tito, Saddam kept 3 different peoples who didn't like each other under one forced government, run with a strong hand. Why do we continue to force this and why not let the Sunnis, Shites and Kurds have their own areas with in "Iraq"?
Posted by rick stoller | January 10, 2007 11:42 AM