Thursday, April 8, 2004

Kosovo And Iraq: Now that you know they are liars go back a little

politics > imperial > bipartisan
I've written about it before. Kosovo is often hailed as some kind of "successful case study" for bombing countries back to the stone age. It wasn't...

"What is so striking about the US-UK government case for war against Serbia is the familiarity of much of the propaganda. In a key pre-war speech on March 18 last year, Blair said of Iraq:

'Looking back over 12 years, we have been victims of our own desire to placate the implacable... to hope that there was some genuine intent to do good in a regime whose mind is in fact evil.' ('Tony Blair's speech', The Guardian, March 18, 2003)"