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To: Enchante

You are so incredibly wrong about this. Trust me. Radhi’s one of the good (less bad) guys.


20 posted on 09/08/2007 3:22:39 PM PDT by BroncosFan ("Now we grieve, 'cause now it's gone / But things were good when we were young.")
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To: BroncosFan

I’m not questioning whether he’s a sincere and honest fighter against corruption - I am questioning whether having him show up in the USA just before Sept. 15 to urge withdrawal of US support for the Iraqi government is the way to move forward successfully in any area (except what serves the interests of Iran and Syria). He is quite analogous to the people who urged JFK’s admin. to withdraw support for Diem (which led directly to his assassination and to the downward spiral of the situation in Vietnam). The answer to charges of corruption, no matter how well justified, is not always to blow up a government that is barely holding the country together.

I believe he is an honest but naive man who is probably being used by Soros or allies of Soros to join in the ‘Rat campaign against current policy. Look, if we can carry on the ‘surge’ long enough to achieve a decent measure of stability and security, then there is at least a ray of hope that progress can be made on other fronts such as reforming the Iraqi government and fighting corruption. But no government in history has ever been ‘improved’ by a collapse into all-out civil war, which is what our Demagogues are pushing for. I do not accept the proposition that the situation in Iraq must get much much worse before it can get better, which is the only course open to people pushing against Petraeus. This guy may be a good anti-corruption fighter but that does not mean he is not now a naive tool of the Demagogues.


21 posted on 09/08/2007 7:28:58 PM PDT by Enchante (Reid and Pelosi Defeatocrats: Surrender Now - Peace for Our Time!!)
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