Posted by: John | December 19, 2008

Iraq: the aftermath

The Government’s narrative is: `We’ll leave Iraq a better place than we found it`.

The problem is `what is the definition of `success`? How are we to judge the aftermath – what if it all falls to bits?

Who’s going to be there to report back on what’s going on?

Does the Government have any ideas as to how it’s going to be judged on this issue?



  1. Private Eye covered this recently in its excellent ‘Broons’ strip. Pa Broon is asked by Darling how he is now considered the saviour after screwing things up so badly. In response he punches Darling in the face, then helps him up off the ground.

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