Wednesday, 29 October 2008

Not what they're there for?

In the Independent, Patrick Cockburn reports Iraqi criticism of the US attack on Syria:
"The Iraqi government rejects US aircraft bombarding posts inside Syria," said an Iraqi government spokesman, Ali al-Dabbagh, in a surprise rebuke to Washington. "The constitution does not allow Iraq to be used as a staging ground to attack neighbouring countries."
Anyone would think that the US contrived to invade Iraq to give it a military base in the Middle East...

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