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2006-03-10 Iraq
US plans to aid Iraq in the event of civil war
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Posted by Dan Darling 2006-03-10 00:18|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [289 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 Only al-Sadr would start a civil war on the orders of his Iranian masters, and with the indulgence of the Iranian born, Ayatollah Sistani. As for Jaafari, both Kurds, Seculars and Sunni federal-unionists are fed up with his sectarian bent. Al-Sadr death squads have murdered up to 1500 people in the past 3 weeks. Those are almost civil war numbers. I wouldn't plan on attending his next birthday party.
Posted by Listen To Dogs 2006-03-10 00:37||   2006-03-10 00:37|| Front Page Top

#2 If this DOES happen, I certainly hope we try and keep it together for a week to show goodwill, then go with a Kurdistan strategy.
Posted by Charles 2006-03-10 04:46||   2006-03-10 04:46|| Front Page Top

#3 "…when pressed to explain how the United States intended to respond should Iraq descend wholesale into internecine strife."

Gloom…despair…and agony on me…deep dark depression…excessive miseryyy…ohhahh!…

Posted by DepotGuy 2006-03-10 10:46||   2006-03-10 10:46|| Front Page Top

#4 WaPo's drooling, again.
Posted by .com 2006-03-10 10:52||   2006-03-10 10:52|| Front Page Top

#5 As much as I detest Shiite and Sunni alike, I'd still have to go with letting the Shiites cleanse the f&ck out of Iraq's Sunni population insurgency just to send a message to the Saudis and all their Wahabbist minions.

Aside from Iran's rabid-dog impersonation, the Sunnis represent a much more overarching regional threat. Letting them see a goodly chunk of their folk get the gibbet might give them an idea of what's coming quiet them down a bit.
Posted by Zenster 2006-03-10 11:52||   2006-03-10 11:52|| Front Page Top

#6 notice how the WaPo headline (in italics below) implies that a civil war is underway,

U.S. Sets Plans to Aid Iraq in Civil War
Posted by mhw 2006-03-10 11:58||   2006-03-10 11:58|| Front Page Top

#7 Yes, mhw. The WaPo is subtle, all right, like the p in swimming.
Posted by Alaska Paul in Hooper Bay, AK">Alaska Paul in Hooper Bay, AK  2006-03-10 15:05||   2006-03-10 15:05|| Front Page Top

#8 The real question is why do Bush supporters on the Iraq War react so defensively at the mere mention on a civil war in Iraq?
Posted by Just Curious 2006-03-10 16:44||   2006-03-10 16:44|| Front Page Top

#9 WTF? JC's funny enough without that low rent DU blackflag drool.
Posted by 6 2006-03-10 17:40||   2006-03-10 17:40|| Front Page Top

#10 Note: particularly putrid comment deleted after #8 above.
Posted by mods 2006-03-10 18:59||   2006-03-10 18:59|| Front Page Top

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