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Tuesday, August 17, 2004

democracy - style...

Kamil Mahdi, writing for The Guardian, gives us this:
Those they can't co-opt, they destroy - Najaf proves that the US will never allow democracy to flourish in Iraq.

The US military offensive against Najaf is a dangerous and ill-judged escalation, revealing the violent reality of an occupation that has undergone only cosmetic change since the supposed handover of power to an interim Iraqi administration in June.

For more than a week, an aggressive foreign power has addressed an essentially domestic political question by means of tanks, helicopter gunships and F16s.
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