Friday, August 10, 2007

Efforts To Undermine Or Obstruct Him Are Dangerous and Unwelcome

U.S. backs Maliki, avoids talk of Iraq government collapse - 10 Aug 2007 at 3:11pm - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Talk about whether Iraq's government will survive is taboo among U.S. officials, but experts and diplomats say the hobbled coalition is in big trouble and the betting is it won't last.... "Prime Minister Maliki has our full support. In view of the urgency and seriousness of the issues that he and his partners in leadership are confronting, efforts to undermine or obstruct him are dangerous and unwelcome," said Philip Reeker, public affairs counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.
Does that "efforts to undermine" category include GWB's "surge"?

UN expands mission in Iraq - 10 Aug 2007 at 2:01pm - UNITED NATIONS (AFP) - The Security Council on Friday unanimously agreed to expand the UN mission in Iraq despite the high level of insecurity in the country and resistance by United Nations staff.

Thought for the day:
"Always" "and "never" are two words you should always remember never to use. -Wendell Johnson


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