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December 30, 2002

Fast Friends
Elizabeth Rubin

...For the young generation of Iraqi exiles who attended the meeting and have just started a website to gather their peers, however, U.S. directorship is a price they're willing to pay to go home. One of these exiles is Yasser Alaskary, a clean-shaven young man with a British accent, born while his mother was hiding from Saddam Hussein's secret police. "Very few people outside Iraq understand the extent of the suffering, the constant living in fear in every aspect of life. Because of the way the regime works, and because of old politics in the 1980s, it's impossible for the Iraqi people to overthrow Saddam on their own," Alaskary said. "But of course people are afraid of U.S. intentions. We know it is not for the Iraqi people. Our interests meet only on the removal of Saddam. There is a notion they are trying to establish democracy in the whole region. At the same time, they might want to rule by the military."...

 

 

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