Oh damn them damn them and damn them again

When (perhaps ‘if’ but I’m not hopeful) Iraq dissolves and brings eastern Syria and Kurdistan with it and the region falls into a few more decades of war, I will remember Paul Wolfowitz assuring the Senate before our 2003 invasion that ‘there is no history of sectarian violence in Iraq’. Really, he said that. In a neighborhood where sectarian war has been the norm for  a thousand years. He said that.

Damn them all.

12 responses to “Oh damn them damn them and damn them again

  1. I swear it seems the Bush administration went out of its way employ only idiots…

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  2. Move along, ma’m. Nothing to see here…

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  3. And when whoever takes over Iraq, then Syria, then Iran, then Afganistan and surrounding counties, the big shooting war will be over Israel. Thank you Paul Wolfowitz.

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  4. Seems to me this Sunni – Shia thing is like a running dog fight. Anyone who tries to break it up just gets bitten for their trouble and neither dog is grateful for their effort.

    For what it’s worth, I found this interesting little clip on the matter. It’s titled, Why Sunnis and Shiites are fighting, explained in two minutes.

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    • Last night Richard Engle compared attempts to steer the sectarian fights in the region are like trying to hold jello in a closed fist. Excellent video. Covers it very well I think.

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  5. Bravo Jim!

    You should have been a advisor to Bush II and iin the room when he decided to avenge 9/11

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