Could someone please explain why this atrocious regime is our ally but Iran is our enemy? I honestly don't get it.
Pillar said Iraqis live in "a dangerous neighborhood," with rival countries pursuing weapons of mass destruction. So the CIA had warned that a future Iraqi government would likely want the very weapons Hussein was (wrongly) suspected of hiding, including nuclear weapons, he said.
"Iraq may turn once again to ... a WMD program," Pillar, who is retired from the CIA, said Thursday. "And wouldn't that be ironic?"
As long as they promise to buy American and British tanks and guns, like Israel did and now India and Pakistan, it shouldn't be a problem, eh? We'll even give them the plutonium!
Before, the US was fighting Sunni militants. Now, Sunnis and Shias are fighting each other, with the US watching impotently...The greater fear, as coalition officials acknowledge, is that the US has equipped the Shias in what may become a civil war.