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“Lt. Gen. David McKiernan, the commander of ground forces in Iraq, issued a proclamation putting Iraq’s politicians on notice, saying, ‘The coalition alone retains absolute authority within Iraq.’ He warned that anyone challenging the American-led authority would be subject to arrest.”

But we aren’t there to run the country for them. We’re fully committed to an Iraqi government for Iraqis, made up of Iraqis, and under Iraqi control. Obviously.

You can read the article from which the above quote comes here.

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Written by laura k

April 24, 2003 at 1:47 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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