Re: Super Anti War Computers
From: email@example.com (Stan Barr)
Date: 25 Mar 2003 19:50:28 GMT
On Tue, 25 Mar 2003 15:16:59 -0000, Rupert Pigott
>The Iran-Iraq war certainly didn't help much. When I see
>pictures of Iraq I'm stunned to see how well built up it
>is. The roads look to be in good repair, well sign
>posted (in 3 languages too), and the majority of the
>locals appear to be well-fed and in good health.
>People forget that Iraq was, once upon a time, a very
>outward looking cosmopolitan country.
Iraq is really a reasonably prosperous country, average income is (or
was!) about the same as, say, most of Eastern Europe and many ordinary
individuals are fairly well off. My ex-boss was from Baghdad...he
wasn't short of a bob or two.
Stan Barr firstname.lastname@example.org
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The future was never like this!
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