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Tonight at around 8:45 on Newstalk reviewing tomorrow's papers.

11.18.2006 » Author: Cian » Comments:

Iraq Inquiry

The want an inquiry into Iraq, let me just save them a little bit of effort.

"The high commanders, drawn from the aristocracy could never prepare for modern war. The have always clung to obsolete methods and weapons because they inevitably saw each war as a repetition of the last. Before the Boer war they prepared for the Zulu war, before 1914 for the Boer war and before our present war for 1914. Event at this moment, hundreds of thousands of english men are being trained with a bayonet, a weapon entirely useless except for opening tins"
George Orwell, The Lion and the Unicorn, 1941.

One could fairly suspect little has changed and that the US could be just as bad.

11.01.2006 » Author: Cian » Comments: