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Baker’s Panel Rules Out Iraq Victory

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Posted on Oct 12, 2006

The commission headed by Bush family svengali James Baker to assess the Iraq war has ruled out any prospect of making Iraq a stable democracy in the near term, according to a draft report surfaced by the N.Y. Sun.


N.Y. Sun:

A commission formed to assess the Iraq war and recommend a new course has ruled out the prospect of victory for America, according to draft policy options shared with The New York Sun by commission officials.

Currently, the 10-member commission—headed by a secretary of state for President George H.W. Bush, James Baker—is considering two option papers, “Stability First” and “Redeploy and Contain,” both of which rule out any prospect of making Iraq a stable democracy in the near term.

More telling, however, is the ruling out of two options last month. One advocated minor fixes to the current war plan but kept intact the long-term vision of democracy in Iraq with regular elections. The second proposed that coalition forces focus their attacks only on Al Qaeda and not the wider insurgency.

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By Broiler, October 13, 2006 at 3:51 pm Link to this comment
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The second option proposed that coalition forces focus their
attacks only on Al Qaeda and not the wider insurgency?
You’ve got to be kidding!
Who the hell can tell the difference?

The actual names of the proposed plans are “Stability
First” and “Redeploy and Contain”. Come November
we have the opportunity to redeploy a few members
of congress. Followed by some containment of the
runaway adminsistration. We all know it’s to late
for “Stability First”. What an ironic turn of phrase?

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By bake jameser, October 13, 2006 at 9:14 am Link to this comment
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hey james baker-i knew you can’t win a war without your billionaire pimping official stamp was ever put on it.
you’re still a murderer for watching the first 800,000 get killed and not doing anything.
all you rich pigs make me sick, trying to define reality for us. your shit stinks, and you oughta give us your money and leave us alone.
oh yes, and you’re under arrest.

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By Fadel Abdallah, October 12, 2006 at 8:53 pm Link to this comment
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The Title of this latest gimmick by the neo-Nazis should read as:

A committee of asses,
gathered to assess the Iraqi mess,
decided to publish some stupid passes,
to further confuse the stupid masses,
with a heavy dose of hot gazes,
coming straight from their fucken asses!

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