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Symposium on Iraq, Decisions Ahead…….

FrontPage Magazine invited a distinguished panel to discuss US options in Iraq, as well as their thoughts on the Baker driven ISG report. Read more here. *L* KGS

But Baker wanted total control.

He got it. But he made the classic Washington old-timer’s error of failing to understand how dramatically the world had changed since he last occupied center stage. Baker’s long ties to the Saudis (not least, financial) appear to have dominated the report–much of it’s the Sunni-Arab-Wahhabist view from Riyadh, including the lunatic suggestion to tie Iraq to solving the (insolvable) Israeli-Palestinian conflict, which is akin to arguing that Mexico’s problems are made in Argentina.”

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