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Re: Desert Storm II?

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  • iddgdplz
    Universe 5 Son completes fathers job and is pleased with himself for saving family name.......the search for WMD goes on and on.....and on!! ... any ... I
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      Universe "5"
      Son completes fathers job and is pleased with himself for saving
      family name.......the search for WMD goes on and on.....and on!!

      --- In alternatehistory2@yahoogroups.com, "Yul Tolbert
      <yul_tolbert@y...>" <yul_tolbert@y...> wrote:
      > In my mind, there are an infinite number of possible outcomes for
      any
      > and all events. That includes the possible war with Iraq. But since
      I
      > don't have time to go through all those infinite possible outcomes,
      > I'd like to just bring up a small sample of possible outcomes:
      >
      >
      > UNIVERSE "1"
      > The war works out better than hoped. Though most of Iraq's military
      > machine is destroyed in the conflict, only a small number of Iraqi
      > military personnel and civilians are killed. Saddam Hussein
      > immediately hands himself over to be tried for war crimes, and Iraq
      > is quickly transformed into a democratic nation.
      >
      > UNIVERSE "2"
      > The U.S. (and it's allies) launch an unrelenting assault against
      Iraq
      > destroying most of that nation's military machine. In the process,
      > most of Iraq's military personnel are killed and as many as 500,000
      > civilians are also killed. And like bin Laden, Hussein is never
      found
      > (mainly because he had plenty of time to get out of Irag before the
      > attack).
      >
      > UNIVERSE " 3"
      > The global peace movement finally persuades the U.S. to cancel the
      > invasion of Iraq and employ some other less violent and more
      > efficient means of disarming Iraq. (What that is I don't know. I am
      > stuck in this particular evil parallel universe after all.)
      >
      > UNIVERSE "4"
      > Fearing the concequences of a possible war, Hussein agrees to go
      into
      > exile. A new, more "cooperative" Iraqi government is then installed.
      >
      >
      > Like I said, these are only samples of many, many, many more
      > (infinite) possible outcomes for the possible war with Iraq. If you
      > have any additional ideas in this area, please let me know.
      >
      > "Took a trip inside your heart has seen much better days
      > "Before we hit the high one here's to you sideways"
      >
      > -- Men Without Hats
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