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January 14, 2006

Moir's cartoon is a nice way of stating what is happening in Iraq and why the US is going to have to cut and run. What the imperial presidency refuses to recognize that the insurgency develops in response to the US occupation of Iraq:

Alan Moir

And I just love the way that Australia's relationship with the imperial power is depicted.Very apt--we are close to free riding.

Rep. John P. Murtha describes what we whave got into:

According to the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Second Edition, the definition of a civil war is a "war between political factions or regions within the same country." That is exactly what is going on in Iraq, not a global war on terrorism, as the President continues to portray it. 93 percent of those fighting in Iraq are Iraqis. A very small percentage of the fighting is being done by foreign fighters. Our troops are caught in between the fighting. 80 percent of Iraqis want us out of there and 45 percent think it is justified to kill American troops.

So we have a continued war of national resistance alongside the Zarqawi-inspired terrorism campaign. Some possible scenario's

| Posted by Gary Sauer-Thompson at 9:27 AM | | Comments (0)