• President Bush is an intelligent man. He is not going to declare an economic war against Iraq . [...] I admire your extraordinary efforts to rebuild your country. I know you need funds. We understand that, and our opinion is that you should have the opportunity to rebuild your country. But we have no opinion on Arab-Arab conflicts like your border disagreement with Kuwait .

    "Confrontation in the Gulf". Excerpts From Iraqi Document on Meeting With U.S. Envoy, September 23, 1990.
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