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    The head of Israel's security agency, Shin Bet, has said his country may come to regret the overthrow of former Iraq President Saddam Hussein.

    Says Iraq "in chaos."

    http://news.bbc.co.uk./2/hi/middle_east/4696038.stm
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    Germany was chaos in 1945 look at it now.
    The Jews will agree that is better now.
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    This ain't Germany in 1945 by a long shot. Almost looks like the Sunni's and Shiite's (spelling??) are ready to unite against the "occupancy" from what I have read. Tough situation all round, and getting worse.
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    Originally posted by mccool
    This ain't Germany in 1945 by a long shot. Almost looks like the Sunni's and Shiite's (spelling??) are ready to unite against the "occupancy" from what I have read. Tough situation all round, and getting worse.
    You are correct. Any comparison between the occupations of Iraq and Germany is historically invalid and displays a shallow understanding of both situations.
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    My comparison was meant to prove a point. That was that the Israel is complaining about a job someone else is doing to keep them safe in the end.

    Post war Germany was chaos maybe not as much or the same as Iraq but there were different stakes in each case. Pre-war Germany was very orderly they just rounded up the Jews and put them in ovens. Pre war Iraq was orderly step out of line and die. After each war was over there was/is chaos until a government could be established.

    My point is: welcome some post war chaos it distracts your former enemy from killing you.
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    The Middle East has been a powder keg for centuries. The attacks on the U.S. was the lighting of the match that lit the Afghanistan and Iraq invasion fuse. The powder keg has been ignited. Now is just a matter of who is going to be standing after the explosion eventually subsides.

    Israel was headed for worse conditions prior to current conditions. At least now we hava a better defined enemy.
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    Saddam was backed because he was keeping people in check.

    Saddam started making anti-Israel statements and started arming the country,

    he's not in power anymore is he!

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    Originally posted by hvacbear

    My point is: welcome some post war chaos it distracts your former enemy from killing you.
    Except that our soldiers are being killed daily.
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    Originally posted by geerair
    Originally posted by hvacbear

    My point is: welcome some post war chaos it distracts your former enemy from killing you.
    Except that our soldiers are being killed daily.
    Precisely my point OUR soldiers not Israeli soldiers.
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