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Karna Upadhyay Conflict/Cooperation WSJ 3/26/03 Saudi Arabia has peace proposal On Tuesday, Saudi Arabia told reporters that they have contacted the US and Iraq with a peace proposal. Even though Saudi Arabia is helping the US get ready for war with Iraq, there is a strong anti-war sentiment by the public. None of the terms of the peace proposal have been disclosed but it is expected that the main reason for the proposal was fear of extremists. The war with Iraq is on the forefront of American news, and Saudi Arabia has many ties with the war. Not only does the US depend on their help, but we also believe that Osama bin Laden might be taking refuge in Saudi Arabia, since it is where he is from.
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Unformatted text preview: Also, some believe that the war is just over oil, and Saudi Arabia is one of the major oil producers in the world. This article reminds me of the golden ages throughout history and how they were all known for keeping the peace. There is no way of knowing what place we will have in history, but with all the turmoil and wars that we have been through during the last hundred years, it would be very surpirising if we were considered a golden age. It’s difficult to make significant advances in the arts and sciences if we are constantly worrying about a war that is happening or about to happen....
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