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Recent posts by Younes Essouabni

It's always 24h Chrono in your country.
18 years ago

Originally posted by Thomas Paul:
The worst part is that the whole war could have been prevented if the Russuans and French had been tougher on the Iraqis.

They would have been tougher if they had a bigger piece of the cake.
But I don't think that beeing tougher would have avoid the war. IMHO, it would have started sooner.
Now where are those WMD? Maybe those laboratory-trucks are still driving around.
I think that it is the most important point. That's how US did sell this war to the world. I'm wondering if it is possible that the US army don't find those WMD.
18 years ago
Thx for the post, I subscribed to your mail list
18 years ago

Originally posted by Jason Menard:

No, that is quite far from a fact. See Table 1 on page 10 of this document (pdf).
Between 1998-2000, the average number of homicides per 100,000 population in the US was 5.87. This does not even remotely approach the figures of places like Russia (20.52) or South Africa (54.25), to name but a couple.

Ok, but if we compare Washington DC to Pretoria, guess who is the winner? Page 4 of the document.
But no matter how many crimes are done. In the US people have the right to have weapons. Why not in Iraq?
[ July 23, 2003: Message edited by: Younes Essouabni ]
18 years ago

Originally posted by Eleison Zeitgeist:

Mike Moores an idiot.... I use to like him. I don't anymore... he plays to people's emotions to make money. Oh... he's also a liar...
[ July 22, 2003: Message edited by: Eleison Zeitgeist ]

So he is a liar, whatever. But it is a fact, that there is more murder in the united states than in any other countries. So why, don't you take the weapons from the civilians? I heard something about freedom, but it seems like this freedom is not good for Iraquis.
18 years ago

Originally posted by Eric Fletcher:

Not sure how this is relevent, but the last time I checked, there weren't a lot of American citizens shooting at our own Army.
It's also real easy to talk about bravery when you aren't getting shot at.....

Hmmmmm, not sure but when I see American statistics, I get really affraid. Anybody else has seen "Bowling For Columbine"?
Hey, I've just said brave soldiers. What's wrong with it? ... maybe their location
18 years ago

Originally posted by Mapraputa Is:

Answer: 3 months is not enough.
What am I missing?

Time , they need time so that we will forget why they were send to Iraq.
Second: I'm not sure that we need to check the entire country. I'm not an expert, but such weapons must need some space and can't be stocked anywhere.
Anybody noticed that those brave soldiers are collecting weapons from Iraqi civilians while they are not doing it in their own country?
18 years ago
The main problem are the evidences.
Before war , we had pictures of those mobile labs, we had evidence under our nose all day at tv.
But now after war, the only thing we have is ... nothing.
Apart a president and a prime Minister embarrassed by all those lies.
"... If we were wrong we did right, and if we were right we did right..."
How pathetic.
18 years ago

Originally posted by Mapraputa Is:
I see no point on argueing about this (WMD)
This reminds me an anecdote about Russian military unit with nuclear weapons:
- @#^! Why did you put your @#$#% boot on the control panel?
- Sorry Sir!
- "Sorry"??? And where is Belgium now? Where is Belgium??? Kitchen work for three days for you!

Hey Why Belgium
18 years ago

Originally posted by Mark Herschberg:
This is a favorite interview question of mine (which I got from Fred Brook's Mythical Man Month. The question is simple:
Where is November?

I would say November is coming in 5 months.
Just like when you say :"Where is Tom"
Tom is still at home, he is coming in an half hour.
It would be a time spatial representation of November
18 years ago

Originally posted by Jason Menard:


So I can't speak for the world, but you may speak for Thomas?
Well, I will do my duties, but it's quite hard as my references are in french. Is a google translation convenient for you?
19 years ago

Originally posted by Jason Menard:
Regarding the WMDs, recently captured high-ranking members of the Iraq regime have not only said that they were lying to the inspectors and misleading them,...

Sorry Jason,
I haven't seen any of those news. The only news that I remember, is a Iraqui captured who claimed that they were no WMD. You said recently, how recently it is? Is it today, yesterday?
I also have seen no links between Iraq and Al quaida apart those provided by the US govt prior to the war.
19 years ago

Originally posted by Thomas Paul:
The fact that they refused to reveal the location of stockpiles of anthrax that they were known to have says that, in fact, Iraq was not cooperating with the inspectors.

If the question is did Iraq cooperate, the answer is yes. The answer comes from Blix, as he was the one working with Iraq, I think that his answer has pretty much value.
On the other hand, Iraq was known to have MWD, but we haven't seen one until now. So ...
19 years ago

Originally posted by Thomas Paul:
And what do base this opinion on?

Hi Thomas,
do I really need to make some search to proove the relations between Saddam hussein and the US govt during the cold war? Do I need to make searchs to say that the US govt didn't care at all about the iraquis people and supported Saddam Hussein, just because it was for their own interests. Do I need to make searchs to affirm that the US govt have sustained the worsts dictatorship in this world?
19 years ago