|Department of Rumsfeld|
Tuesday, April 19, 2005
by David Roknich
The US is worried that officers from the security forces who served under Saddam Hussein may be dismissed...
This would seem to indicate a hidden meaning to Rumsfeld's call to achieve democracy and block the insurgency: the insurgency is opposed to the forces that have assasinated most of Moqtada Al-Sadr's nuclear family, when he began to present himself as a rival to the Hussein government.
Powerful interests in the US who have backed the current war in Iraq also have a long term investment in a carefully cultivated relationship with Saddam Hussein