Operation Iraqi Freedom, an utter FAILURE.

Slice it any way you like folks. These people are at best moderately safer, and their promises of a “Representative Government” (when you find a government that actually represents the people, let me know) smashed to bits. The Iraqi Government announced plans to limit internet access today (Tuesday, August 4th) to prevent access to “All Web sites that glorify terrorism and incite violence and sectarianism” and any sites that “violate social morals with content such as pornography.”

Iraqi Insurgent with RPG

Iraqi Insurgent with RPG

It’s good that thousands of soldiers and (hundreds of?) thousands of Iraqi civilians died so that the new boss can pave the way for the old boss (metaphorical) to come back. At least we didn’t spend millions of dollars on this either, especially since the economy is failing and this might be considered a misallocation of resources.
Its so sad that so many of us bought in to both the myth of fighting for the Iraqi people and the possibility of a truthful, representative government for them. This should be a grave warning to us all, especially those who believe that a constitution ensures protection of listed rights.

The Iraqi constitution specifically protects all communications, physical, and electronic from government interference, and yet they march on.

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One Response to “Operation Iraqi Freedom, an utter FAILURE.”

  1. Certainly it is hundreds of thousands of Iraqi casualties, or more by now. And you’re right: this was is a travesty. In Iraq and in Afghanistan.

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