Ed Driscoll

A Feature, Not A Bug-Out

In Asharq Al-Awsat, which dubs itself “The leading Arabic international paper”, Amir Taheri writes:

The idea of a timetable for withdrawal from Iraq has been built into the entire project from day one. It was on that understanding that the Iraqi people chose not to fight for Saddam, thus allowing the coalition to win a rapid and easy military victory. That fact created a moral contract between the people of Iraq and the US-led coalition as co-liberators of the country. The Iraqi people