[Wrong country]

Alan K. Henderson briefly mentions the risks of a US war against Saudi Arabia. “Wrong country” was my first response to Bush’s insistence on attacking Iraq. Of course, “after” does not mean “because of”, and Washington may have an elaborate, long-term plan in mind, but if your country is attacked by citizens of country A, inspired by an ideology similar to that country A promotes, and your president with his men chooses country B as the target for an offensive to be launched a year and a few months after the original attack, — it does not make much sense to a simple mind.

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