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Is Iraq safer today?

June 9, 2006 by

The ink was barely dry on the quoted predictions that the killing of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in Iraq would reduce violence and begin to normalize politics in Iraq when a rash of bombs killed 40 people in Baghdad. The government responded by (this is true) banning driving in Baghdad.


Closet Anarchist in the Military June 9, 2006 at 12:38 pm

such absurdidties should be expected from statists. This same twisted logic has prevailed in the U.S. and western socialist-democracies for a century (gun control) An even more assinine phenomenon is “OPSEC” which forbids the use of electronic communications to relay critical information in a timely manner. The great thing is that such self-defeating measures hasten the fall of the state and usher in an era of common sense

W Baker June 9, 2006 at 2:06 pm

Now, if we just ban living outside the Green Zone and other US military bases in Iraq, we’ll have won!

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