IRAQ: Liberated Into Fundamentalist Hands
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Iraq Liberated Into Fundamentalist Hands
20 months ago Iraq was supposed to be won. The President declared victory, and the right was supposed to have another notch in their belt.
American military planners always disregard one historical truth, and they disregarded it again in Iraq as they had in Vietnam.
They count their bombs, and missiles, tanks and troops. In a hot situation they will use napalm, agent orange, and even Neutron bombs. Their Uranium shell casings will do a job on enemy positions, and also kill their own troops as was evident in the "Gulf War Syndrom." And so what if it poisons the land, and kills for generations.
They hunker down. But ... they don't take into account the political situation, the ethnicity of the people, or the history of the land they are at war with, and they know next to nothing about Islam or religious fury.
20 months ago things were settled down. Iraq is not settled now. This gem of an article from 20 months ago gives some of the reasons why ...
*Iraq Liberated Into Fundamentalist Hands
Time will prove if Democracy will move this land. Two wars against it from a foe with all kinds of "Weapons of Mass Destruction" sure never has.
*Iran & Middle East News Direct
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