Skip to comments.Envoy: U.S. Showed 'Stupidity' in Iraq
Posted on 10/21/2006 2:27:09 PM PDT by West Coast Conservative
A senior U.S. diplomat said the United States had shown ''arrogance'' and ''stupidity'' in Iraq but was ready to talk with any group except Al-Qaida in Iraq to facilitate national reconciliation.
In an interview with Al-Jazeera television aired late Saturday, Alberto Fernandez, director of public diplomacy in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs at the State Department offered an unusually candid assessment of America's war in Iraq.
''We tried to do our best but I think there is much room for criticism because, undoubtedly, there was arrogance and there was stupidity from the United States in Iraq,'' he said.
(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...
So long, Al.
Bring me his head.
"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." -Manuel II Paleologus
More treason from the State Department.
Bye Al. The only arrogance and stupidity displayed here is the rabid old Know Nothings who fail to grasp their Do Nothing Ever dogma DIED on 09-11-01
Team player. Fire him yesterday.
Civil servants can hold such viewpoints and certainly should share them with the politicians, but going public on this...no sorry...not right. He needs sacking.
Is there really a Republican administration in this country? If we are truly serious, shouldn't the Secretary of State knock a few heads over this?
Alberto...living proof of the Peter principle.
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I only had to read as far as where it said that this was an interview with AL-JAZEERA~!!!,..ugh
Ali al Fernandez...
This guy needs to loose his job pronto!
That's as far as I had to go to realize that this A-Hole was a Jimmah Carter kissing cousin, turncoat RAT.
"OUR" State Dept: "Giving Aid And Comfort (as well as engaging in the occasional case of outright Treason)to our Enemy for the past 65-70 years."
My prediction: ABSOLUTELY, NOTHING!!!!!
A senior U.S. diplomat
Mr. Fernandez was born in Havana, Cuba in 1958 and arrived in the United States as a refugee in 1959.
He served in the US Army and Reserves from 1976 to 1981.
A graduate of the U.S. Army Intelligence School at Ft. Huachuca, he studied Arabic at the Defense Language Institute-Foreign Language Center from 1976 to 1977.
From 1977 to 1979, he served in the 519th Military Intelligence Batallion/18th Military Intelligence Group/18th Airborne Corps in Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.
He graduated from the University of Arizona in 1981 with a B.A. in Middle East Studies. In 1983, he obtained an M.A. in Middle East Studies from the University of Arizona.
Mr. Fernandez has received several departmental awards including a Superior Honor Award in 2003 for his work in Afghanistan, Senior Foreign Service Performance Pay for 2003, 2 Sustained Superior Performance Awards, several Group Meritorious and Superior Honor Awards and USIAs Linguist of the Year Award for 1996
The State Department is filled with Arabists who are never wrong. It's always America who is in the wrong.
Go talk to Mookie Sadr, Al. He's not al Qaeda. I'm sure he'll invite you in for a cup of chaee and a cozy chat.
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