We have a moral obligation to stand up to those who use it for their own ends. The “special relationship” should mean that we can be frank with America.
Posts Tagged: Saddam Hussein
The infrastructural and humanitarian crisis facing these dispossessed families is immense: in short, they have lost everything that constituted their lives.
It is at the cross-roads of the Shia-Sunni conflict, yet remains outside of it. It is a majority Muslim country, but with a history of peaceful co-existence.
I am regularly dismayed by two opposing refusals to accept reality.
A form of asymmetric federalism would recognise the realities on the ground and would better serve the interests of all parties.
It was the Arab Spring of 2010/11 that triggered today’s troubles in Iraq – not the 2003 invasion, for all its faults.
The Iraq War saved a nation from extermination – now that nation can be a beacon for democracy.