Letter: Assault on Iraq

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The Independent Online
Your front page leader (12 February) speculates that perhaps President Bush should have pursued the defeated Iraqi army to Baghdad seven years ago and overthrown Saddam Hussein.

You may recall that no sooner had the Iraqi army been ejected from Kuwait than the chattering classes started wailing about America's "hidden agenda" and how overthrowing Saddam Hussein was not part of the UN's mandate. America and her allies were thus forced to withdraw with the job half done.


Teddington, Middlesex