You ignorant little shit. You want to go head to head with me? Lets see what's happened since the Genocide of '88 and how well off those people are today.
October 22, 1988 - Genocidal war waged upon Kurds by Iraq. Estimates of the total number of persons killed vary between 50,000 and 100,000,2 but may be as high as 182,000.
-figures per The Safe Haven in Northern Iraq, Helena Cook, 1995, p.112
March 21, 1995 - Nerve Agent used by Iraq against Kurdish population
March 18, 2003 - Tens of thousands fled towns and urban centers throughout northern Iraq fearing that Saddam Hussein would use chemical weapons in a war that seemed inevitable.
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Yeah they were doing real fucking well. Why don't you check out the headlines for the past few years here:
They have been living in fear of an invasion from either the Turks of the Iraqi's since before Bush took office.