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2007-12-02 Iraq
Walkout in Iraq parliament over Sunni leader raid
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Posted by Steve White 2007-12-02 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6499 views ]  Top
 File under: Iraqi Insurgency 

#1 Shoot them all and start over afresh.
Posted by Besoeker 2007-12-02 03:10||   2007-12-02 03:10|| Front Page Top

#2 The corruption in Iraq is endemic, as it is in the whole Middle East. It starts at the very top and goes down through all ministries to the lowest construction contractor. There's too much loot floating around.

For now the US is looking the other way trying to tamp down the violence. It's very demoralizing to our folks who deal with these people daily. It's a lot like the movie "Gangs of New York".

It will be tough to root out the graft because it starts with the President of Iraq. He's an elected offical and we are "guests".

The next challenge will be an effective campaign to slow the free-for-all.
Posted by Spiger B. Hayes6882 2007-12-02 10:25||   2007-12-02 10:25|| Front Page Top

#3 Vasbyt Pappy! Vasbyt mate.
Posted by Besoeker 2007-12-02 10:39||   2007-12-02 10:39|| Front Page Top

#4 Don't have a link or even remember if it was the interweb or the wireless, but the Sunni sheiks who have been turning against al Qaida have also been complaining about the lameness of their Sunni members of parliment and how the MPs will need to be replaced if they don't get with the program
Posted by SteveS 2007-12-02 13:23||   2007-12-02 13:23|| Front Page Top

#5 i agree with besoeker, on the other hand let the Kurds have their own country and let the rest of them kill each other off
Posted by  sinse 2007-12-02 14:30||   2007-12-02 14:30|| Front Page Top

#6 The Iraqi Parliament is nothing but a forum for Sunni and Shiite terrorists. Even the oil law debate followed demographics, and not Iraq constitutional law.

Ethnic cleansing is inevitable wherever Muslims are in large numbers. Muslims will not live in peace with persons of other religions; where they become a large minority, they reject majority law and confict with same. Where they are a majority, they impose sharia perversity. Muslim sectarianism ensures permanent conflict between Shiites and Sunnis.

Success of the Surge is based on both singling out terror strongholds, and using extreme force against same, while reducing 24-7 patrols through ethnic salients.

From the beginning of the intervention in Iraq, Daniel Pipes proposed rejection of Green Zone management in favor of basing troops outside of cities. The Surge ended the futility of standing in the middle of a 1400 year civil war between the sects. The Surge has allowed Shiites to conquer most of Baghdad, leaving only a small, vulnerable pocket based north of the Tigris, with Shiites surrounding south of Tigris corridor, toward the airport. The Surge should have reversed the Clinton Doctrine, which put the US in opposition to ethnic cleansing of Muslims, while allowing Muslims to cleanse ethnic minorities. The Surge wasn't a continuity of US military policy in Iraq; it was a reversal.

Frankly, I would napalm terror strongholds, then impose shoot on sight orders against burned terrorists.

Prediction: if the population of Muslims in America increases by another 1%, they will begin demanding sharia, and if they don't get it they will become violent. If their home bases in the Muslim cess pools are fully nuclearized, then they will have foreign backers of their subversion. Anyone who rejects the Huntingon-Thesis - Clash of Civilizations - should not be serving in political office in Western Civilization.
Posted by McZoid 2007-12-02 17:26||   2007-12-02 17:26|| Front Page Top

#7 if the population of Muslims in America increases by another 1%, they will begin demanding sharia, and if they don't get it they will become violent

bad mistake here - I'd welcome the chance to revenge Mo-the-Teddy-Bear, and I won't be playing for the cameras
Posted by Frank G">Frank G  2007-12-02 17:52||   2007-12-02 17:52|| Front Page Top

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