[OPE-L:8690] Andre Gunder Frank on Iraq in 1991 and 2003

From: gerald_a_levy (gerald_a_levy@msn.com)
Date: Sun Mar 30 2003 - 11:50:29 EST

Andre Gunder Frank wrote a 1991 essay on why he
thought the war against Iraq represented the beginning 

In a recent post to the "world systems network"  Frank 
claimed that the present war against Iraq -- as well as the 
wars against Afghanistan and Yugoslavia -- should be viewed 
as a "continuation" of the 1991 war:

Full essay at:  http://csf.colorado.edu/agfrank/gulf_war.html

Do others agree with his thesis that the 1991 and 2003 wars
against Iraq represent, or potentially represent,  the beginnings 
of World War 3?  Or is his thesis an alarmist over-reaction?

In solidarity, Jerry

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