27 March 2006


John Robb suggests a hasty defeat as Global Research maps a possible path to war with Iran as American troops walk into a mosque and kill 22 people... on the other hand, the NY Times speculates that support for the war may be at a tipping point as many Republicans sour on the war... Here you can read a fun piece about injured folks, as another mini-My Lai is unmasked in the Independent...

Juan Cole has a summary...meanwhile, Rahul Mahajan reports that "Daniel Pipes, in an op-ed in early March, almost seems to lick his lips as he contemplates Iraq's possible descent into civil war, pointing out that "when Sunni terrorists target Shiites and vice versa, non-Muslims are less likely to be hurt," adding that, from his point of view, "Civil war in Iraq would be a humanitarian tragedy but not a strategic one." The elites seem to love this kind of conflict -- first Iran-Iraq in the '80s, then this, although according to Jeff Leys, the war isn't getting any cheaper...


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