Saturday, May 29, 2004

First in a long line...

Helena Cobban points out that the IGC and Bremer's "appointment" of Allawi as prime minister looks like Baghdad's first coup d'etat in several decades. It seemed designed to undermine the authority of the UN and Brahimi to appoint a apolitical transitional government, and to secure a Washington stooge in the government as well.

You didn't think they were gonna do this one right, did you?