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I was going to write a quick post to say that Budapest is awesome, but then I read a Washington Post story stating that U. The decision to deny Iraqis a direct role in selecting municipal governments is creating anger and resentment among aspiring leaders and ordinary citizens, who say the U.
The go-slow approach to representative government in at least a dozen provincial cities is especially frustrating to younger, middle-class professionals who say they want to help their communities emerge from postwar chaos and to let, as one put it, "Iraqis make decisions for Iraq.
First of all, an Iraqi general? They lost the last three wars! They're not even good generals. And they know nothing about running a city. Ray Odierno, commander of the 4th Infantry Division, which controls the northern half of Iraq. It follows similar decisions by the 3rd Infantry Division in central Iraq and those of British commanders in the south.
In the capital, Baghdad, U. Paul Bremer, the civil administrator of Iraq, said in an interview that there is "no blanket prohibition" against self-rule.
Elections that are held too early can be destructive. It's got to be done very carefully.
I can see this, except it's also true that radical parties tend to act more like moderates once they face the prospect of governing rather than campaigning.
By halting the electoral process -- and rewarding ex-generals -- the current policy seems to do little more than successfully alienating the people you most want to motivate in Iraq.My Journey Home Christina N. Meigs Magnet School, Nashville, TN Sponsoring Station: WNPT, Nashville, TN.
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THE HALF-LIFE OF THE ANTIWAR MOVEMENT: George Packer has an excellent piece in today's New York Times Magazine on the network of antiwar movements. Eli Pariser, a staffer at one of the larger antiwar groups feelthefish.com, is the likeable protagonist of the feelthefish.com it to get Packer's main thesis, but here are three vignettes to chew on.
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** Although not a gunboat, the steel-hulled despatch boat Dolphin was part of the "New Navy".The great increase in numbers after includes new building, conversions, and war prizes. Heather Kirn Lanier is working on a collection of essays about disability and parenting, to which “SuperBabies Don’t Cry” belongs.
She received a Vermont Creation Grant for the project and has published related essays in The Sun, America Magazine, and feelthefish.com is also the author of the nonfiction book, Teaching in the Terrordome: Two Years in West Baltimore with Teach For America.