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Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Revising Goals

From CNN:

Nightmarish political realities in Baghdad are prompting American officials to curb their vision for democracy in Iraq. Instead, the officials now say they are willing to settle for a government that functions and can bring security.

"I would describe it as leaving an effective government behind that can provide services to its people, and security. It needs to be an effective and functioning government that is really a partner with the United States and the rest of the world in this fight against the terrorists," said Mixon, who will not be perturbed if such goals are reached without democracy.

A nonelected government in Iraq installed for the expressed purpose of providing it's benefactor, the United States of America, cover in the region. A puppet government set up in the middle of the perfect storm of the fractious, anti-American Middle East.

You think you got problems with Iran and Syria now? You ain't seen nothin' yet.

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