Tag: Jonathan Steele
A survey by Baghdad’s best pollster asked Iraqis which “suits you well”: Sunni Muslim, Shia Muslim, or Just Muslim. The biggest category chose the last option. Then came the US occupation.
Five years after the invasion of Iraq, Jonathan Steele shows the surge’s inherent contradictions. To increase security is to diminish sovereignty, which fuels resistance. There is one solution: Admit defeat, then leave.