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Iraqis want Saddam out

The Opinion page article Why Are You Doing This to Us? Feb. 10, is the discourse of deception.

The author's article allows for no genuine Iraqi voices. Also, she says nothing about Saddam's continued savagery against the Kurds of the north and the Arabs of the south.

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More painfully, the author absolves Saddam of any responsibility for bringing so much suffering upon the poor people of Iraq.

As one who lived long enough under Saddam's regime and experienced its barbarity first hand, I can say with certainty that the Iraqi people are not saying to America "Please lift the sanctions"; rather, they are saying "Please help us get rid of the monster that you in part created." Ahmed Salar, Russell, Ky.

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