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Whatya guys think? Could this be an opportunity for a new David and Goliath story that will be repeated from grandparents to grandkids for the next millenium?
Middle East - AP Iraqi Official Suggests a Duel Thu Oct 3, 9:25 AM ET
By SAMEER N. YACOUB, Associated Press Writer
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) - An Iraqi vice president offered a unique solution to the U.S.-Iraq standoff: a duel between George W. Bush and Saddam Hussein ( news - web sites).
Taha Yassin Ramadan said the duel could be held at a neutral site and with U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan ( news - web sites) as the referee.
Ramadan, wearing a green uniform and a black beret, made his remarks without giving any outward sign that he was joking although reporters who were present detected a note of irony in his voice.
"A president against a president and vice president against a vice president and a duel takes place, if they are serious, and in this way we are saving the American and the Iraqi people," Ramadan told the Associated Press Television Network.
Iraq has two vice presidents, and Ramadan did not say whether he or Taha Muhie-eldin Marouf would take on Dick Cheney ( news - web sites).
-- Anonymous, October 03, 2002
Well joj, I think this fellow sounds like a real smart man, if only it could be that easy, yeah just let them duke it out and leave all us common ordinary, people who just want peace out of it! It would be fun to watch wouldn't it!
-- Anonymous, October 06, 2002