Monday, February 19, 2007

Mission imperial | Iraq

No one can convince me that the Bushites had any intention of
"winning" in Iraq, which currently means, winning hearts and minds to build a flourishing Democracy, there.

They have done absolutely nothing that would indicate that they give a whit about the Iraqis; not from day one.

Why does anyone wonder how they lost this thing so badly?

Seems obvious to me.

Mission imperial | Iraq | Guardian Unlimited:

While Iraqis struggled in the chaos of Baghdad after the invasion, the Americans sent to rebuild the nation led a cocooned existence in the centre of the capital - complete with booze, hot dogs and luxury villas. In the first of three extracts from his new book, Rajiv Chandrasekaran exposes life in the Green Zone.

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