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 Ticketoride
Joined: 6/3/2004
Msg: 2
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That would pretty well prove there was a connection.
 Ticketoride
Joined: 6/3/2004
Msg: 11
Re: Oil for Food Program to Saddam to Alqueada
Posted: 9/30/2004 5:41:32 PM
Bin Laden hated Hussien because of religious differences. Bin Laden and top Al Queda leaders considered Hussien to be a illigetimate leader, who was expounding a heathen faith that they considered to be a perversion of the true faith.

I consider both Saddam Hussein & Bin Laden to be criminals, who "used" their religion to perpetrate heinous acts on different fronts. These acts are not in keeping with their faith and as such I don't believe they have any respect for the Islamic Religion to any extent.

How do you know Saddam Hussein & Bin Laden did not create a common PR campaign to divert attention away of possible corrobaration in order to give less cause to the U.S. to reign hell upon them?
 paddler
Joined: 9/29/2004
Msg: 18
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Re: Oil for Food Program to Saddam to Alqueada
Posted: 10/25/2004 9:03:22 AM
Here's part of an article;
Coastal Corporation, which was founded by the Texas entrepreneur and oilman Oscar S. Wyatt Jr., is detailed in a formal Iraqi government tally of secret payments made from September 2000 to December 2003, when steps were taken by American and British officials to stop the surcharges.

Once again the US is only concerned with the almighty dollar. All this talk about values is crap.

Shallow and materialistic.

Next time buy oil....it's cheaper than conquering it.
 HalftimeDad
Joined: 5/29/2005
Msg: 21
Re: Oil for Food Program to Saddam to Alqueada
Posted: 10/27/2005 8:06:01 AM
Besides, the company mentioned turns out to be Haliburton.
 passionteman
Joined: 3/7/2005
Msg: 22
Re: Oil for Food Program to Saddam to Alqueada
Posted: 10/29/2005 7:46:15 AM
lrsshadow


we didn't support al queada in the 80's it was the mosa ha deen I beleive, the afgan freedom fighters who were fighting against the communist who invaded. Our support was limited to giving sam's spacificaly stinger missial systems which allowed them to shoot down the Migs the russians were using for close air support leading to many victories aganst the russians and saddam only received 3% of his total support from the US only durring the iran & iraq war you do know that some times the enemy of our enemy is our friend..... just like we supported russia during WW2


Yea right. Just giving Afghan freedom fighters stinger missiles. Those fighters were fully supported every way possible. Don't you think it is impossible to back up a couple of freedom fighters to beat the whole Army of Afghanistan, which is great in size and capability? During that time when we supported them, Al-Qaeda was in full contact with these freedom fighters and there were lots of Arabs working there as well including Bin Laudin and the US government was an ally with Osama. Those who help and support terrorists are terrorists themselves.

And mind you, the overall goal wasn't to bring democracy in Afghanistan because those freedom fighters were more religious than the "communist" regime run by then president of Afghanistan, Najiubullah, but it was to beat the Russians through Afghans because they were more familiar with terrrain in Afghanistan than American soldiers.
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