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    Please tell me your not going to arm the Arabs against Iran dosen`t your governments ever learn

    Tony

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    Originally posted by AFM View Post
    Please tell me your not going to arm the Arabs against Iran dosen`t your governments ever learn

    Tony
    Are you new? no, they have short memories, and they NEVER learn from the past.
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      Such is the way of politics. I used to joke that we are so narrow-minded and short-sighted that if this was the 1930's, we'd happily arm Nazi Germany in our attempt to stop Communism! (But of course that only showed my lack of historical knowledge... because we DID do that!)

      And, we have already armed Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries and have been steadily doing so for several decades now. (We were a major supplier to Saddam Hussien and also the the Muja Haddien (sp?) in Afganistan. (The former in their fight against Iran and the latter in their fight against the occupational Soviets.)

      I hope you really weren't surprised by any of this... after all, we are the #1 supplier of arms to the Mexican Drug cartels, and just about anyone who has the money to make our "freedom of arms" profitable. The U.S. is one of the top exporters and suppliers of weaponry on the planet, and historically, we are not that choosey in who we sell those weapons too.

      CWS

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        And just to prove it, we will probably end up facing off with them over the Strait of Hormuz.
        "It's a table saw, do you know where your fingers are?" Bob D. 2006

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          it does not surprise me,
          but I did have to take a double take on it, and see if what I was reading was correct,
          so many of the decisions the US Government makes makes your head spin,

          my guess is if we do not supply them the Russians will,
          so you "buy" there friendship/cooperation, by selling them what they want.
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