The George Washington Alternative in Iraq
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, who fought Saddam for many years and led troops in battle with the Americans against Baathists and al Qaeda in Iraq, announces that he will not seek a third term. Likewise, the Father of our Country and its first President also led troops against the British and then astounded the world by voluntarily relinquishing his power. Just now and recently, the | Read More »
Maliki denies Der Spiegel claim [Updated]
Nouri al-Maliki had best watch out for Obamabus, because it hungers, and my first question just got answered: Maliki denies the report from Der Spiegel, saying that his words were “misunderstood, mistranslated and not conveyed accurately,” according to CNN. Maliki became a quick friend to Obama as soon as that report came out, but now will he, too, go under the bus along with grandma? | Read More »
A question for Barack Obama
Prime Minister Maliki has spoke positively of the surge since it started, crediting it for averting civil war in his country. Now that Maliki and President Bush are talking about using the success of the surge and General Petraeus’s new strategy in order to pull our troops out earlier, will you admit you were wrong and Bush was right about the surge?
A question for Der Spiegel
You published an article headlined Iraq Leader Maliki Supports Obama’s Withdrawal Plans, however you never quote him as such. You merely quote him agreeing with Obama’s proposed 16 month timeframe, but never any details of Obama’s actual plan within that timeframe. Do you actually have a quote of Maliki endorsing Obama’s actual, written plan, or are you willfully exaggerating the contents of the interview, lying | Read More »