the Disillusioned kid: All's Well In Iraq, Part 2.
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Tuesday, September 20, 2005

All's Well In Iraq, Part 2.

With all this talk about Iraqi security forces "handing over" the two Britons in their custody to "militias" it is worth pointing out that increasingly the the militias and the police are one and the same. This being the case, John Reid's positive assesment of the occupation seems perverse:
The defence secretary was upbeat about the state of Iraqi security forces generally, saying they now outnumbered multi-national troops in the country for the first time since the invasion.
At every stage the Anglo-American occupation of Iraq has been a disaster for the Iraqi people. Increasingly it's becoming a disaster for the occupying powers. Let's admit we were wrong and get the fuck out.

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