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Wednesday, December 06, 2006

American Incompetence: It's not just capitalism, it's America

“The Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them.” – Vladimir Ilyich Lenin.

“The Americans Capitalists will give sell us the training rope with which we will defeat hang them.” America's Iraqi Allies, newly liberated and soverign Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

The US is seen in Iraq not as a WWII liberator from Normandy beaches to the west, but as a Nazi occupier from the East.

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Consider some comments about the failure of the American military approach in the Iraqi insurgency: It's never worked:
They don’t speak Arabic, they don’t understand the culture, they don’t share the faith, they don’t know the history. Van Creveld doesn’t mince his words: “The American military have proved totally incompetent.”Ref

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Most Iraqis want us gone, according to the polls, and the U.S. trainers giving instruction in combat techniques eventually will see that knowledge turned against us by their students. “All they really teach is how to fight Americans,” says Van Creveld. “How stupid can they be?”Ref
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