WILLIAM BLUM: HYPOCRISY & DENIAL BEHIND IRAQ OCCUPATION BILLED AS ITS LIBERATION
By William Blum
From The Anti-Empire Report
Things which don't go away. Things the American government and media don't let go of.
And neither do I.
"They're leaving as heroes. I want them to walk home with pride in their hearts," declared Col. John Norris, the head of a US Army brigade in Iraq. 1
It's enough to bring tears to the eyes of an American, enough to make him choke up.
Enough to make him forget.
But no American should be allowed to forget that the nation of Iraq, the society of Iraq, have been destroyed, ruined, a failed state.