How an Emir's insult ignited a decade of war: Will turn every Iraqi woman into a $10 prostitute

FBI Agent: Hussein Didn't Expect Invasion


"What really triggered it for him, according to Saddam, was he had sent his foreign minister to Kuwait to meet with the emir al-Sabah . . . to try to resolve some of these issues. And the emir told the foreign minister of Iraq that he would not stop doing what he was doing until he turned every Iraqi woman into a $10 prostitute. And that really sealed it for him, to invade Kuwait," Piro said in the interview, according to CBS.
Comment: Old news for some, but new to me. Image sources: Wiki and screen capture. Wiki on George Piro

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