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    Despite 'total victory', no peace yet in Iraq or Syria

    News, Gwynne Dyer, Published on 22/07/2017

    » The shooting was still going on down by the river last week when Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi dropped by and prematurely declared that the battle for Mosul was over. He was misled by the various Iraqi army, police and militia units who were competing with one another to declare victory first, but now it really is over -- and there is little left of Mosul.

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    Wrecked Iraq a symbol of stupidity

    News, Gwynne Dyer, Published on 11/07/2016

    » "Suppose that... the Iraqis feel ambivalent about being invaded and real Iraqis, not (just) Saddam's special guard, decide to offer resistance," wrote British prime minister Tony Blair to US president George W Bush in December 2001, two years before the US and the UK invaded Iraq. At least Mr Blair had some doubts, but neither man could really imagine that the Iraqis would see them as conquerors, not liberators.

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