More 'Good' News from Iraq
"Millions of Iraqis believe that suicide attacks against British troops are justified, a secret military poll commissioned by senior officers has revealed.Various 'wingers (both Yankee and native) in the Irish boggersphere have spent the last couple of years denouncing the "MSM" as having been responsible for the lack of of public support for George and Tony's Excellent Adventure; however, we doubt that there's much of a Guardian or New York Times readership in Iraq to blame this particular mess on.
The poll, undertaken for the Ministry of Defence and seen by The Sunday Telegraph, shows that up to 65 per cent of Iraqi citizens support attacks and fewer than one per cent think Allied military involvement is helping to improve security in their country.
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It demonstrates for the first time the true strength of anti-Western feeling in Iraq after more than two and a half years of bloody occupation.
The nationwide survey also suggests that the coalition has lost the battle to win the hearts and minds of the Iraqi people, which Tony Blair and George W Bush believed was fundamental to creating a safe and secure country."
Perhaps (in keeping with the times), it could now be laid entirely at the feet of one Scooter Libby?