Just Above Sunset
August 1, 2004 - "How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child!"

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"How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child!"  King Lear - Act I, Scene 4



But Chalabi PROMISED this - and Wolfowitz and Perle told us Iraq would, first thing, recognize Israel and establish full diplomatic relations.  For many neoconservatives, that was the WHOLE POINT of this war – to change things.  Peace in the Middle East depended upon this – “The road to Jerusalem goes through Baghdad.”  That was what we knew.  So it seems we’ve been betrayed by this ex-CIA agent we installed to run Iraq.  There is no justice in the world.

Iraqi PM: No Normalized Relations with Israel Before Mideast Settlement
Voice of America (VOA) News - 26 Jul 2004, 16:32 UTC


Iraqi interim prime minister Iyad Allawi says his government will not normalize relations with Israel before other Arab states do as part of a Middle East settlement.

Speaking during a visit to Lebanon Monday, Mr. Allawi said Iraq's future relations with Israel will be determined by two issues, "international resolutions and a just and comprehensive peace."

Mr. Allawi also rejected as "totally false" reports that Israeli intelligence agents were operating out of Iraq.

The Iraqi prime minister said his country and its territory will not be a base for any action hostile to any Arab nation.


Richard Perle, for so many years the head of the Defense Advisory Board, the man who told Rumsfeld what to do, the man who for years ran Conrad Black’s Jerusalem Post, the man who was the key advisor to Benjamin Netanyahu and told him to be tough with the Palestinians and kill them all if possible – well, right about now Perle is probably contacting Guido from Detroit to arrange a hit on this man who embarrassed him.  Iyad Allawi is toast.


Background from Just Above Sunset -

On Richard Perle and just how important he is, or was, see November 23, 2003: Why We Fight

On Conrad Black and his press empire and how it fell apart, see December 28, 2003 - Lord Black and his pearl...

Perle and Henry Kissinger and the rest are all involved.


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