Friday, February 22, 2008
U.S. led invasion of Iraq: a face tells the story...
Here is the aftermath of the U.S. policy in Iraq. In the name of Freedom, and the name of Democracy...
Abbas Hussein sits in the ruins of his shop in central Baghdad, a day after a bomb planted under a horse-drawn cart exploded killing at least three people.
"If the people of the United States had the real story about what their government has done in Iraq, the occupation would already have ended ... If people in my country could hear the stories of life under occupation and put themselves in Iraqis' stories, they would understand. I hold that hope because the stories of Iraq are our story now." -- Dahr Jamail's Weblog
“Of course it’s about oil, we can’t really deny that,” retired four-star Army Gen. John Abizaid said of the Iraq campaign. -- Stanford University, 2007 Roundtable, “Courting Disaster: The Fight for Oil, Water and a Healthy Planet”.
"Free governments do not oppress their people or attack other free nations." -- George W. Bush, National Security Strategy, March 16, 2006
Photo ©2008 The Associated Press