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  •  How sure are you about that (none)
    "no Soviet backing" statement?

    We don't go out and hire journalists and propagandize and lie and put people on payroll so that they'll say what you want. - Donald Rumsfeld

    by The past is over on Mon Jan 31, 2005 at 06:30:50 PM PST

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    •  Hmm, does Iranian backing count? (none)
      Not to mention all the petro-dollars flowing to the Iraqi mujahdeen from the fundamentalists in surrounding Arab countries. So yes, the Iraqi insurgents do have foreign backing. But it is nowhere near the level of Soviet backing of North Vietnam, where dozens of Soviet freighters docked in Haiphong Harbor every week...

      - Badtux the Historian Penguin

      50% of Americans are below average.

      by badtux on Mon Jan 31, 2005 at 08:15:01 PM PST

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