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Wolfowitz talks about oil

  1. Jun 4, 2003 #1
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    It comes out at last...
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  3. Jun 4, 2003 #2
    Umm, no. This is what happens when you play 'telephone.' Rumsfeld's original remarks are at http://dod.mil/transcripts/2003/tr20030531-depsecdef0246.html ; Die Welt ran a story at http://www.welt.de/data/2003/06/02/105924.html?search=wolfowitz&searchHILI=1 ; and the Guardian (mis)translated the quote back to English to get that. What Rumsefeld actually said:
    In other words, economic pressure against Iraq is useless, but might be effective with NK.
  4. Jun 5, 2003 #3


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    Well dammit, damgo, thats just too inconvenient.
  5. Jun 5, 2003 #4
    You mean Wolfowitz's remarks, not Rumsfeld's.

    Wow, that is some bad translation. That completely changes everything. I am glad that you cleared that up, damgo.
  6. Jun 5, 2003 #5
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