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  •  We all need that peace for the sake of humanity (6+ / 0-)

    enough with worthless wars and inhumane sanctions that hurt less the regime but the ordinary people. Saddam's regime was building palaces and stacking  money during the sanctions, while Iraqis were trying to live on crumbles  

    Your cream of the crop in pet-sitting in Washington State is: MyNeighborhoodBuddy

    by dibsa on Fri Sep 20, 2013 at 10:04:21 AM PDT

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    •  But all reports (2+ / 0-)
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      nirbama, virginislandsguy

      are that the sanctions on Iran are, in large part, responsible for its new diplomatic offensive.

      Yes, the sanctions are hurting the people. But it is remarkable, imo, that Iran's leaders are feeling the pressure. That makes it more likely that the sanctions can be ended.

      You never trust a millionaire/Quoting the sermon on the mount/I used to think I was not like them/But I'm beginning to have my doubts -- The Arcade Fire

      by tomjones on Fri Sep 20, 2013 at 11:25:47 AM PDT

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