Comment: if i am not mistaken bush sr was the perfect war instigator

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if i am not mistaken bush sr was the perfect war instigator

after war with iran, iraq needed to rebuild but kuwait kept oil prices artificially low ($7/barrel). After 2 years opec agreed on $17/gallon but kuwait refused to go along with that price. saddam stated he later learned the us and kuwait conspired to instigate the conflict. first by convincing kuwait to keep prices low, then breaking down diplomatic efforts, then by signalling to saddam that no interference would come if he attacked kuwait. Meanwhile US mounted a campaign to create the perception that saddam was a mad man.

Fast forward a few days later, CNN televised a girl sobbing over a fake story of babies being pulled in their incubators. then we have desert shield. then we have yellow ribbons. then we have desert storm. Ted Koppel is in a hollywood studio. the end.