Date registered: Aug 2002
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Location: Fountain Hills, AZ
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Her initial statements as reported seem to indicate that the U.S. would not interfere. Regardless of where we each want to place our emphasis, one thing is crystal clear. Discussions were held, and at no time did we emphatically state that we would not tolerate a military incursion into Kuwait. Given the nature of our relationship with Iraq at the time, such a statement, delivered with clarity and purpose, would in all likelihood have averted the invasion.
Also, if you follow the time line of her statements, her story seems to change toward her benefit as we get further from the time of the actual discussions. In effect, she seems to have embellished her story a bit once she realized she might be in a bit of hot water.
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