[Contrary to the self-congratulations of the Bush administration as to
its suppression of violence in Iraq, it remains the most dangerous
nation in the world.  The status of women — which was on a parity with
men under Hussein — is becoming extremely reduced and even dangerous.
It looks as though we have created an irreparable mess there.  Ed Kent]

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Ominous Signs Remain in City Run by Iraqis
By SOLOMON MOORE
An experiment with self-rule in Basra, Iraq’s second
largest city, suggests to many that the country’s future
remains dark.

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/23/world/middleeast/23basra.html?th&emc=th


“A war is just if there is no alternative, and the resort to arms is
legitimate if they represent your last hope.” (Livy cited by Machiavelli)

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