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CNN’s Ware on a Deteriorating Iraq

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Posted on Nov 28, 2006
Michael Ware

Michael Ware, who has been reporting from Iraq for three years now, describes the situation to Wolf Blitzer: “If this is not a civil war, Wolf, I don’t want to see one when it comes.”


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As usual, CNN’s Michael Ware paints a stark and depressing picture of the deteriorating security situation in Iraq. He details the never-ending (and escalating) violence and calls it what it is—a brutal civil war with no end in sight. For all the parsing of the term “civil war,” Ware explains exactly why NBC is right in now officially characterizing it as one.

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By Mikey, July 17, 2007 at 3:20 pm Link to this comment
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Amen,amen! In my opinion and many others Michael Ware is a liar and a traitor! And he’s not even a true American, and I don’t want him speaking for me! In my opinion he needs to put on a burka and go fight for Osama, because thats what he is doing on CNN! As a public figure, he is legally culpable for his statements and liable for public criticism!

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By gatordad, April 25, 2007 at 11:23 pm Link to this comment
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I only wish we would re institute the draft so that chest beaters like dickmister could have a real opportunity to travel to Iraq and get see the war close up instead of from the comfort of their recliners

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By dickmister, April 1, 2007 at 9:48 pm Link to this comment
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Ware and Blitzer…not reporting but editorializing the facts.  The hatred of America coming from CNN has spilled over to people with weak minds.  For example, Jeanne above who is looking for BOOKS on the subject of war…she herself is probably a librarian with wire rims, 8 cats, and two liberal kids sucking money from the establishment.  We’re lucky we have our bravest to protect us at this time, before we sink to slavery at the hands of the enemy.  Jeanne could then be reading her stupid book with a burka on her head, no car license, no remaining gay son, and a prayer rug in her living room on which she can pray to the east 5 times a day.  Get real…Ware is drunk, and Blitzer is constantly out debated and looks like some old drunk from under the bridge…(Jeanne’s kinda man!!)

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By doug, April 1, 2007 at 2:17 pm Link to this comment
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I am taking vacation in Baghdad next month. It is so beautiful there this time of year.

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By Joe Brown, April 1, 2007 at 1:16 pm Link to this comment
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What a bunch of BS.  First from Michael Ware, one of the greatest America haters (he and Wolf Blitzer lead the pack in this area) and then from his supporters who obviously would rather believe the worst about their country.

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By george, March 29, 2007 at 9:57 pm Link to this comment
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Propaganda reporting by CNN and its cohorts at its worst.

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By PAUL AMIGO, November 29, 2006 at 4:12 pm Link to this comment
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Michael Ware is superb and is the only reporter who is credible and courageous; he seems to be the only one who knows what is exactly going on in that hell hole!
My prayers for his safety.

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By Mike, November 29, 2006 at 2:54 pm Link to this comment
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Even Saddam maintained a health service in Iraq. Not so the geniuses of the Bush/Blair Coalition:

http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=35584

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By Jeanne, November 29, 2006 at 12:55 pm Link to this comment
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I just hope people who are on the ground in Iraq like Michael Ware write books. I want what really happened reported and on library shelves forever. I want college students 100 years from now to read about this mess and know what lamebrains the present administration is. Some legacy.

I want another book detailing the profiteering that went on in Iraq and Afghanistan. I want names in print, a haunting reminder for all generations about who made money on the backs of innocents.

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By Niggling Jerk, November 29, 2006 at 10:40 am Link to this comment
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Thank you Michael Ware for your bluntness. It’s too bad the media didn’t treat us like big boys and girls before the civil war, the death squads, the thousands dead, the dollars and good will squandered. Maybe next time, or the time after that.

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By wise kings and good men, November 29, 2006 at 6:08 am Link to this comment
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Michael Ware and Wolf Blitzer, wise kings of reporting. 2 good men with the ability to xxxx!
Most Sincerely,
Concerned Mother

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