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Monday, June 28, 2004

iraq - what kind of democracy?

I just listened to Tariq Ali on the ABC's Lateline and the sense I got was that Tariq seemed sceptical of "The West" (read "the U.S.") allowing any democracy to evolve in Iraq that wasn't pro-Western (read "pro-US")

I can't help but agree with Tariq Ali.

My reading of US foreign policy over the last 50 years indicates that the U.S. will actively try to destroy any democratic movement that is not "pro-US Interests" (read pro-US's Big Business interests.)

Good luck, Iraq. You'll need it. And just remember, Iraq, this wouldn't be happening if you didn't have oodles and oodles of oil (which God told George Bush to go get!)

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