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Far graver than Vietnam

Sidney Blumenthal
Thursday September 16, 2004
The Guardian

Most senior US military officers now believe the war on Iraq has turned into a disaster on an unprecedented scale...

(Sep 16) 2004
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An "amazing" newslink http://www.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,3604,1305360,00.html

"according to the US military's leading strategists and prominent retired generals,
Bush's war is already lost."
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. Retired general William Odom, former head of the National Security Agency, told me: "Bush hasn't found the WMD. Al-Qaida, it's worse, he's lost on that front. That he's going to achieve a democracy there? That goal is lost, too. It's lost."
He adds: "Right now, the course we're on, we're achieving Bin Laden's ends."
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a "Point" a_point_in_time- a_wrong_War_in_21k:-

15 Sep 2004 "The_graces_from_Heaven"

Iraq_war_illegal_says_Annan_'UN_Secretary_General' 040915
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. iLink:-

The_echoes_of_Vietnam
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916 Vietnam War-era defense secretary says US got it wrong in Iraq

Thu Sep 16, 3:06 PM ET
http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=1521&e=15&u=/afp/20040916/pl_afp/iraq_us_italy_mcnamara_040916190647

ROME (AFP) - Former US defense secretary Robert McNamara, a key hawk in the Vietnam War, said as he got married here that the United States had got it wrong in Iraq
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An "amazing" newslink Without naming US President George_W_Bush and his administration, he said that

"it's a terrible problem and I don't know how it will end."
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Thus have I read / heard. 104 U.S. Faces Complex Insurgency in Iraq

34 minutes ago
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4 Oct 2004 U.S. Faces Complex Insurgency in Iraq

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20041005/ap_on_re_mi_ea/iraq_complex_insurgency&cid=540&ncid=1473
34 minutes ago
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104 Four Distinct Groups in Iraqi Insurgency
AP -
2 hours, 51 minutes ago
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1) http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20041004/ap_on_re_mi_ea/iraq_insurgent_groups&cid=540&ncid=1473

FORMER (Saddam_Hussein) REGIME MEMBERS
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2) ABU MUSAB AL-ZARQAWI ALLIES: Al-Zarqawi's Tawhid and Jihad group; 041004
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3) SUPPORTERS OF ISLAMIC THEOCRACY: Iraqis who want to install governmental system based on Islamic law; 041004
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4) MAHDI ARMY: Radical cleric Muqtada al Sadr "Moqtada_al_Sadr"'s militia in Shiite Muslim community. 041004
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5) OOps...

The Fifth Group:-

Why_do_Islamic_Extremists_hate_the_United_States

Islamic Extremists across_the_Universe
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1262005 Bush (War_president / commander_in_Chief) 's plea for Iraq war ("a_wrong_war_in_21k") funds evokes memories of Vietnam

12 hours ago
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http Iraq rocked by wave of car bombs

Wednesday, 1262005, 13:09 GMT

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/4207907.stm
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362005 Iraqi army takes 1st step toward relieving GIs

9:40 AM ET
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U.S. about 4,000 Iraqi soldiers with full authority over 10 Baghdad neighborhoods,
and Iraqi officials (/ General(s)) say.
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1570 Time_and_Causality_of_Karma... 050426
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IED * 123 *

around_and_across the_Soul_of_Iraq...
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0^0 The US military's most senior member says Iraqi insurgents have lost none of their ability to stage attacks. 050426
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BBC News http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/4488099.stm 050426
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592005 Iraq Smells Like Vietnam 050509
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1570 * 555 + 4 *

Iraq's_new_chapter___
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factor followup mackris 050509
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2 hours ago 6232005 050623
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U.S. Vice President Dick_Cheney: Iraq will be 'enormous success story' 050623
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1 hour ago
WASHINGTON (AFX) - US troops are winning the battle against the stubborn insurgency in Iraq, , Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has insisted...

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over US Lawmakers Voice Concerns
Iraq to Defense Secretary...Voice of America
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over Top US commander disputes Cheney claim

Iraq insurgency
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" http://english.people.com.cn/200506/24/eng20050624_192049.html

...a claim by Vice President Dick Cheney that the Iraqi insurgency was in its
last throes," saying the insurgents are still strong....
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11 minutes ago WASHINGTON - The Iraqi insurgency is as active as six months ago and 050623
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all the time more foreign fighters are flowing in

, the top U.S. commander in the Middle East said Thursday...
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(Sunnis) secret_code 050623
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2 hours 5 minutes ago 6252005 050625
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Iraq Suicide bombing kills 9 in
's Samarra
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(at least) 4 hours ago

19 Iraqis, 6 US Troops Killed in Separate Attacks
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now 6262005

56 percent of Americans
believe Iraq war was a wrong decision
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5 hours ago At Army Base, Bush Urges Americans Not To Waver On Iraq

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Let there be light "Dollars_and_Cents

The U.S. war in Iraq now costs ( $5.6 billion per month / almost $186 million a day)

more than Vietnam war ($5.1 billion per month, adjusting for inflation)...
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" A report from the Institute for Policy Studies and Foreign Policy in Focus:-

http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N30297215.htm

The Iraq Quagmire"
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Bush (War_president / US) ompares Iraq war to WWII 050830
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Finger World_war_II 050830
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Moon _'face_up_to_history'_... 050830
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only Of Iraq's 86 battalions,

one ready to fight
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