"According to an opinion poll of 5,000 Iraqis carried out over the past month, 49 percent say they are better off now than under Saddam, and 26 percent say life was better under Saddam. More than one in four said they had had a close relative murdered in the past three years." Audrey Gillan. "The Regrets of the Man who Brought Down Saddam". --The Guardian. (http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0%2C%2C2037219%2C00.html_
In no way is this a defense for this botched war, but yet a check used on the statistics for this story.
Mt. Pleasant, MI
Mar 21 2007 - 2:40pm