Saturday, July 14, 2007

"A Lesson In Iraqi Illusion"

Read the Boston Globe essay on Operation Sinbad in Basra, by Bob Malley & Peter Harling here.
"So, what happened? While British forces were struggling to suppress the violence, the parties and organizations operating on the public scene never felt the need to modify their behavio r. Militias were not defeated; they went underground or, more often, were absorbed into existing security forces"

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