Moqtada al Sadr to Donald Rumsfeld:
May God damn you. You said in the past that civil war would break out if you were to withdraw, and now you say that in case of civil war you won't interfere!Juan Cole:
I have to admit, it is hard to see what use it is to have US soldiers in Iraq if they won't be deployed in a genuine national emergency.Or to quote Chomsky:
Before we can talk about an exit strategy we have to be honest about why we're there.