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[ This message has been sent to you via the CASI-analysis mailing list ] [ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] In a message dated 4/22/04 3:42:07 AM US Mountain Standard Time, email@example.com writes: > Ambassador Bremer decreed last year to disband the Iraqi > army and ban high ranking members of the Ba'ath Party from public office, he > put an end to the legacy of minority rule in Iraq. This historic event was > only matched by the formation of the Governing Council which, for the first > time in Iraq's history, was a body that fairly represented Iraq's ethnic > makeup. Ever since, these decisions have been the scourge of proponents of > minority rule who have sought to undo them at every opportunity. > > The latest assault came from the United Nation's Special Envoy, Lakhdar > Brahimi, former undersecretary of the Arab League. His proposal for a new > transitional Iraqi government, cloaked in the legitimacy of the UN, is in an > attempt to undo the historic achievements of the past year. Through the rabbit hole. Orwell would be proud of this piece. "cloaked in legitimacy" and "proponents of minority rule" etc. The US set up the IGC. THE US SET UP THE IGC! This is not a democratic body, it was set up, PUPPETS, by an occupying force which hand picked the individuals (at least one a convicted felon) and gave them virtually no power to make decisions, rather a rubber stamp. Whats more some of these individuals have not been in the country for decades and likely have little or no backing within Iraq, except of course by the foreign occupiers. The US will certainly prevent the formation of a government that would represent any interests counter to the occupation "authority's" wishes. The US is busy building military bases around Iraq. Iraq is a country which will be occupied by a foreign hostile force for decades to come. Roger Stroope Flagstaff USA Northern Arizona University Graduate Student- Anthropology But make no mistake - as I said earlier - we have high confidence that they have weapons of mass destruction. That is what this war was about and it is about. And we have high confidence it will be found. - White House spokesman Ari Fleischer, press briefing, April 10, 2003 _______________________________________ Sent via the CASI-analysis mailing list To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-analysis All postings are archived on CASI's website at http://www.casi.org.uk