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November 25, 2014

"I am a United States Army general, and I lost the Global War on Terrorism,"

The trouble, Bolger explains, is that majority rule in Iraq meant permanent war:

"The stark facts on the ground still sat there, oozing pus and bile. With Saddam gone, any voting would install a Shiite majority. The Sunni wouldn't run Iraq again. That, at the bottom, caused the insurgency. Absent the genocide of Sunni Arabs, it would keep it going."
Asia Times Online :: Dumbing it away

Posted by gerardvanderleun at November 25, 2014 11:19 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Deal with the Kurds and fuck the rest. That country never should hae been formed. It will go backk to the three areas and they can kill each other with glee. I have the beer and popcorn and the time to watch.

Posted by: Vermont Woodchuck [TypeKey Profile Page] at November 25, 2014 3:35 PM

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