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Iraq "Going Well"

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Despite Neocon Panic-Mongers Call For More War

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"Only the Americans can help the Iraqis"."

-- Paul Bremer, June 16, 2014

Really?

Really?!

That sounds like American exceptionalism in its pathological form. That's largely because it IS American exceptionalism in its most arrogant pathological form.

Remember Paul Bremer, 73, the Bush family caporegime who was the occupastion's Presidential Envoy to Iraq? He was the American Saddam Hussein in 2003 when he had near-dictatorial power and thought it would be a good idea to get rid of virtually every experienced Sunni military officer and every high-ranking Sunni government official so that, as President Bush put it over and over, "as the Iraqis stand up, we will stand down" (never mind we just cut off their legs).

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