Letters: Jun. 3, 2002

Iraq: Armed and Dangerous

In preparing for war against Saddam Hussein, President Bush should put aside Arab objections and instead start listening to the Iraqi people [WORLD, May 13]. Being an Iraqi American, I know what Iraqis want from Bush: an ironclad pledge that the U.S. is committed to ridding Iraq of Saddam. This is important. In February 1991, Bush's father called on Iraqis to rise up against Saddam. But in their hour of need, America turned away and let Saddam crush the uprising. If President Bush can demonstrate that establishing democracy in Iraq is a priority, then he will have...

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