Bremer: Iraqi Army? What Iraqi Army?

As part of his determination to not be thrown under the bus by the Bush administration, former head of the CPA in Iraq has penned his defense in an Op-Ed for the New York Times entitled, How I Didn’t Dismantle Iraq’s Army.  If only it were true… The situation came about when it became...

Bush vs. Bremer; Round II

Over the holiday weekend we learned that President Bush had decided to throw Paul Bremer under the bus over the decision to disband the Iraqi military shortly after the initial phase of the ground war in Iraq had ended. His claim was that it was not his idea to disband the military and he had no idea it was...

Bremer Resists Getting Thrown Under The Bus

At the time of the Iraqi invasion, de-ba’athification must have seemed like a great idea.  Actually, to a point, it should have been.  Considering that the Iraqi people had been oppressed under Saddam’s Ba’ath party for ages, removing that party from power and prosecuting the upper echelon...