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Will Bush Or Kerry Fly To Iraq Before November?

Mon Jun 28, 2004 5:18 pm

I read an article a few months back about Sen. John Kerry possibly paying a visit to US troops in Iraq before the election in November.

Pres. Bush is currently in Turkey & a few hours flight away from Baghdad. And either today or Wednesday will see the sybmolic handover of power to Iraq.

My question is: do you think either will fly to Iraq before the November election, or would the flight be too dangerous? Obviously, if they were going to do it, there would be no publicity until after they've arrived (and probably left).

Given the security situation at the moment, I doubt either of them would be likely to fly into Baghdad in the near term. On the other hand, it wasn't like the security situation in Baghdad was very good in November when Bush first visited.



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RE: Will Bush Or Kerry Fly To Iraq Before November?

Mon Jun 28, 2004 5:28 pm

HA I could already see the republicans criticzing Kerry for going to Iraq..........
 
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RE: Will Bush Or Kerry Fly To Iraq Before November

Mon Jun 28, 2004 8:17 pm

After Todays Hand over announcement it would be interesting if either of them did . .

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RE: Will Bush Or Kerry Fly To Iraq Before November?

Mon Jun 28, 2004 9:57 pm

According to CNN as of 2 days ago, this will be Bushy's last over sea trip!

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RE: Will Bush Or Kerry Fly To Iraq Before November?

Mon Jun 28, 2004 10:10 pm

Bush has already been there. Remember Thanksgiving?
 
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RE: Will Bush Or Kerry Fly To Iraq Before November?

Tue Jun 29, 2004 1:55 am

I could already see the republicans criticzing Kerry for going to Iraq...

...sorta like the Democrats did to Bush for the same thing?
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