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Hostile, Dangerous Mexico

.....He says it's all about history. Mexicans are still deeply angry about losing half of their territory to the United States in the mid-19th century. In home and in school, Mexicans are taught that their land -- Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and California -- was stolen by an aggressive, arrogant U.S. invasion force.

"So when the United States goes to invade another country under a pretext which still is not clear, there's a 'click' in our subconscious," he said. "It's part of our love-hate relationship with the United States."

Caller Eduardo from Tlaquepaque agrees: "What the United States is doing to Iraq is exactly what it did to Mexico, and because of that we should be helping Iraq."....

From...On the air in Mexico: a different view of Iraq war -- Anti-U.S. voices resound on talk radio
San Francisco Chronicle - 4/13/03


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