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Ron Paul - Wikileaks reveals US approval for Kuwait invasion

Ron Paul - Wikileaks reveals US approval for Kuwait invasion

Courtesy of Wikileaks, cables between Baghdad and Washington, one week prior to Saddam Hussein's attack on Kuwait in 1990, showed that the US administration under George Bush Sr. gave tacit approval for the Kuwait invasion.

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Guest: David Knoll (1359 days ago)
Unsurprisingly, Ron Paul once again proves he does not have a clue (or perhaps more likely is deliberately lying about the meaning of the cable) . See LINK for the full text of the cable in question as proof.
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Unsurprisingly, Ron Paul once again proves he does not have a clue (or perhaps more likely is deliberately lying about the meaning of the cable) . See LINK for the full text of the cable in question as proof.
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BoreMeEditor BoreMeEditor (1359 days ago)
@David Knoll. Thanks for this information. Links in comments don't work very well. This is a short (and working) version of the link you provide: LINK
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@David Knoll. Thanks for this information. Links in comments don't work very well. This is a short (and working) version of the link you provide: LINK
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BoreMeEditor BoreMeEditor (1359 days ago)
To summarise David Knoll's link to EA WorldView website: US ambassador April Glaspie's quote "we took no position on these Arab affairs" was a comment on a side issue about the Iraqi/Kuwaiti border, rather than the brewing and very serious Iraqi/Kuwaiti dispute over the control of some oil fields and Kuwait's insistence that Baghdad repay loans for its war with Iran. It was also within a discussion where Glaspie had already made clear that "we can never excuse settlement of disputes by other than peaceful means".
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To summarise David Knoll's link to EA WorldView website: US ambassador April Glaspie's quote "we took no position on these Arab affairs" was a comment on a side issue about the Iraqi/Kuwaiti border, rather than the brewing and very serious Iraqi/Kuwaiti dispute over the control of some oil fields and Kuwait's insistence that Baghdad repay loans for its war with Iran. It was also within a discussion where Glaspie had already made clear that "we can never excuse settlement of disputes by other than peaceful means".
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Guest: (1359 days ago)
Latest comment: You're right. If you read the full cable, it's pretty obvious there was no green light for Saddam to invade Kuwait. So much for Ron Paul saying it as it is. He either didn't read the cable, wasn't concentrating when he read it, or made up his own conclusion.. Don't believe me? Then go see for yourself. LINK
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Latest comment: You're right. If you read the full cable, it's pretty obvious there was no green light for Saddam to invade Kuwait. So much for Ron Paul saying it as it is. He either didn't read the cable, wasn't concentrating when he read it, or made up his own conclusion.. Don't believe me? Then go see for yourself. LINK
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Guest: Jimbo Chester (1360 days ago)
I would love to hear the response to this revelation..What has happened to Ron Paul?
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I would love to hear the response to this revelation..What has happened to Ron Paul?
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