Sunday, March 14, 2004

In reading this morning's AP story regarding 6 more soldiers being killed this weekend in Iraq, these two paragraphs caught my attention:

The U.S.-led occupation authority also announced that it will shut most border crossings with Iran. But an Iraqi spokesman said the policy ran counter to Iraq's interest and would be reversed after the country gains sovereignty on June 30.

"This is the problem: You have an occupying power that looks after its own interests," said Entifadh Qanbar, a spokesman for Iraqi Governing Council member Ahmad Chalabi. "Sooner or later we will have our sovereignty and we will want to have long and friendly relations with Iran."

Now, wait just a damn minute. Isn't Ahmad Chalabi the hand picked stooge of the Bush administration? Wasn't Chalabi's Iraqi Congress the source of the "darn good intelligence" on which the Bush administration based its entire case for unilateral invasion of Iraq?

Have we created Saddam 2.0?