France "could have" been on board? Re: Optimistic Scenario

Gordon Mohr
Tue, 18 Mar 2003 08:31:30 -0800

Doctor Robert Harley writes:
> The U.S. could EASILY have had France and the rest of the
> world totally on board for a military operation to depose Saddam.
> Somebody needs to whack them with a big clue-stick.

How? What was the magic incantation, delay, or set of conditions
that would have both (1) had the French on board; and (2) guaranteed
the removal of the Baath regime?

- Gordon