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Cablegate: Media Reaction War with Iraq; Harare

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UNCLAS HARARE 000671

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR AF/PDPA FOR DALTON, MITCHELL AND SIMS
IRAQ PD FOR SMITH, PINESS AND ROOKARD
NSC FOR JENDAYI FRAZER
LONDON FOR GURNEY
PARIS FOR NEARY
NAIROBI FOR PFLAUMER

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IZ KPAO KMDR ZI
SUBJECT: MEDIA REACTION WAR WITH IRAQ; HARARE


1. Under headline "Maiming and killing of innocent
Iraqis disturbing" the government-controlled daily
"The Herald" (04/03) carried an op-ed by Synos
GodKnows Zhou (sic). Excerpts:

2. ". . .Saddam might be evil and all that, but for
anybody to go into Iraq and release heavy volleys of
missiles into buildings and into streets - hoping that
Saddam will be caught in the crossfire - is repugnant
madness and recklessness of the highest order. . .

SULLIVAN

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