Bush Presidency Looking Vulnerable amid Chaos of Iraq and Middle East
Cornwell, Rupert, The Independent (London, England)
IT WAS the neo-conservatives' magic solution: an invasion of Iraq that would rid the world of the odious Saddam Hussein, sow the seeds of democracy in the heart of the Arab world, and hasten the day when Israelis and Palestinians lay down like lion and lamb in peace together.
Just over five months since American troops and their British allies rolled north over the Kuwaiti border, those overblown ambitions lie close to ruin. Iraq is theatre to a guerrilla war that the mightiest military power in history cannot suppress. In fact, it can't even ensure the supply of water and electricity to the country's ever more exasperated population.
As for the "road-map" to …
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