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Iraq: Endgame says NY Times

"Iraq is becoming a country that America should be ashamed to support, let alone occupy. The nation as a whole is sliding closer to open civil war. In its capital, thugs kidnap and torture innocent civilians with impunity, then murder them for their religious beliefs. The rights of women are evaporating. The head of the government is the ally of a radical anti-American cleric who leads a powerful private militia that is behind much of the sectarian terror."

So starts an editorial in the New York Times today. Irrespective of what Bush, Blair and Howard [and Condie and Rumsie] say, the undoubted fact is that Iraq has been a disaster of monumental proportions. No spin by the politicians can now hide the facts and realities of what the invasion of Iraq has unleashed.

Read the full editorial here.

Pity is that Oz newspapers still seem remotely interested in what is happening in Iraq let alone seeking to bring the Federal Government to account for John Howard getting Australia into the mess in the first place - when the majority of the people were against it. Bear in mind that the Iraq War, all other things aside, is said to have cost Oz taxpayers some $1.2 billion.

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