Saturday, December 01, 2007

In Iraq forever

It might or might not actually be implemented -- it just might have destroyed whatever small shred of credibility the Maliki "government" has in Iraq -- but the "Declaration of Principles" Bush and Maliki signed Monday gives us a pretty clear picture of the administration vision for the future of Iraq -- 50,000 u.s. troops stationed there for years and years and years, providing security for the Maliki government and making Iraq something like a protectorate of the central imperial power, in the way the old-fashioned empires operated.Here's Justin Raimondo's outraged take on the agreement. At least a couple of smaller newspapers have eduitorialized against it, and the Register's indignant editorial will be in the Sunday paper.

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