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kpete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 08:28 AM
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Brit Ambassador: Prospect Of Civil War More Probable Than Democracy
Mr Patey wrote: "The prospect of a low intensity civil war and a de facto division of Iraq is probably more likely at this stage than a successful and substantial transition to a stable democracy.

"Even the lowered expectation of President Bush for Iraq - a government that can sustain itself, defend itself and govern itself and is an ally in the war on terror - must remain in doubt."

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/5240808.stm
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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 08:31 AM
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1. With all due respect, Mr. Patey, the prospect of a civil war?
If it walks like a duck...
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Arkham House Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-03-06 09:12 AM
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2. Oh--he's talking about Iraq...?
I thought he was talking about the US for a moment...
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