A deeper look at Iraq

The surge: a special report by Patrick Cockburn – Independent Online Edition > Middle East

This excellent report gets well behind the ritual superficialities reported by most papers and the self-deceiving tosh served up by the BBC, and shows how even the reports of the US Iraq study group, for example, demonstrate that there is a vast gulf between rhetoric and reality.

What, besides the troop “surge”, is the US doing to reduce violence in Iraq? Getting rid of weapons, perhaps? Nope, the brilliant strategists and managers at the Pentagon are losing weapons, hundreds of thousands of them, in Iraq:

Pentagon admits 190,000 weapons missing in Iraq

About David

I am an environmental writer, journalist and speaker living in Cape Town, South Africa.
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