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originally posted by: AngryCymraeg
a reply to: Korg Trinity
No. There's no stomach for another war in Iraq. What we have to understand is that when Bush sent his 'Coalition' forces in (some coalition - the US, UK and the Federated States of Micronesia!) we lit the blue touch paper that has led to this moment. If you read 'Fiasco' by Thomas E Ricks you can see that the writing was on the wall from the start. The Bush White House did not understand Iraq's makeup, did not understand the divisions present in the country, did not have a good plan to win the war, made a hash of the occupation and then progressively screwed up everything else. Maliki is a sectarian leader with a sectarian Shia agenda. He is not the right leader for the job. This can only end well if Maliki goes and Iraq gets a leader who wants to unify instead of rule by dividing. The Sunnis need to be brought back into the fold - not an easy task at all.
Does America have the Stomach for another WAR in Iraq??
Can the Global community financially support this action???
And what are the repercussions of not doing something about it???
This is very very dangerous times for us all.
Sometimes I wish a large meteor would wipe Iraq off the face of the planet and be done with it.