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06 December 2005
Donald Rumsfeld: Iraq a superpower if USA leaves
According to Donald Rumsfeld, the American Secretary of Defence, if the USA leaves Iraq this would happen:
Iraq would serve as the base of a new Islamic caliphate to extend throughout the Middle East, and which would threaten legitimate governments in Europe, Africa and Asia. This is their plan. They have said so. We make a terrible mistake if we fail to listen and learn.
OK, this suggests one of two things to me:

1. That Iraq is not a battered, war-weary country. Rather it is an economic giant that can build the armed forces necessary to take on three whole continents. Furthermore it has the highly educated population needed to plan, build and maintain those armed forces. Finally, there is no dispute betweeen Sunnis and Shias and the whole population is behind this idea.

2. That Donald Rumsfeld is out of his tree.
2 Comments:

#2

7 December 2005 at 05:51  

Oh, Donald Strangelove is certainly certifiable; but understand what he's saying: Iraq is only the core of the caliphate. There are resources galore -- including oil -- to actually back this boogeyman.

Can you "learn to love The Bomb"?

8 December 2005 at 23:02  

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