[Marxism] US, UN seek new Iraq "leaders" -- Baathist veterans gain, Chalabi on skids

Jim Farmelant farmelantj at juno.com
Sat Apr 24 10:31:33 MDT 2004



On Sat, 24 Apr 2004 11:45:42 -0400 "Fred Feldman"
<ffeldman at bellatlantic.net> writes:
>  
> The US now seems to be seeking aid from former Saddamist officials
> against the struggle for national independence and real sovereignty.
> After all, noone in Iraq has the decades of experience and 
> considerable
> success in policing and suppressing the Sunnis and Shia of Iraq that 
> the
> Baathist officials have had -- certainly not the United States, as
> events have shown.  So it may turn out to be the US occupation, not 
> the
> Iraqi fighters against it, that ends up restoring a partially 
> "Baathist"
> (in reality, Baathists turned employees of US imperialism) regime in
> Iraq.  
> Fred Feldman

In other words, they are perhaps returning to what
was the old dream of people around Dubya's father,
which was a Baathist regime in Iraq, without
Saddam, that would be subservient to the US.



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