23 October 2006

Why Iraq is falling apart

To Stand or Fall in Baghdad: Capital Is Key to Mission - New York Times
“Part of our problem is that we want this more than they do,” General Thurman said, alluding to the effort to get the Iraqis to put aside sectarian differences and build a unified Iraq. “We need to get people to stop worrying about self and start worrying about Iraq. And that is going to take national unity.”

A very trusted friend in Baghdad pointed me to this article as an accurate reflection of what's going on there on the ground. I think this quote sums it up quite well.

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