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Obama Wants To Remove Democratically-Elected Maliki

From CNN:

Sources: Chorus grows that al-Maliki has to go for Iraq’s sake

By Laura Smith-Spark and Elise Labott | June 19, 2014

Washington (CNN) — There’s a growing chorus — both in Washington and in the Arab world — that Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has to go if there’s any hope of unifying Iraq as Islamic militants advance south toward Baghdad.

While some on Capitol Hill aren’t shy about saying his days as the Iraqi leader should come to an end, at the White House it’s more of a whisper. Senior U.S. officials tell CNN that the Obama administration is of the belief that al-Maliki is not the leader Iraq needs to unify the country and end sectarian tensions.

So here we go again. Obama (and Kerry, Hillary and Diane Feinstein) have decided they are going to overthrow another Middle East leader. But, lest we forget, Mr. Maliki was selected by his party to be Iraq’s PM by Parliament, after open and fair elections.

In fact, Iraq was supposed to serve as a role model of representative democracy for the Middle East. But Obama doesn’t care. He is going to overrule the will of the Iraqi people. (Just like he does here at home.)

The officials, along with Arab diplomats, say the White House is now focused on a political transition that would move Iraqis toward a more inclusive government — one without al-Maliki that includes Sunni, Shiite and Kurdish factions.

In other words, Obama’s solution (as always) is to let the Muslim extremists have more power. To let them win. (Cf. Nigeria, Syria, Libya, Egypt, etc.)

A change in government can’t come too soon for some in Washington

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said al-Maliki has to be convinced that it’s in the country’s best interest for him to retire.

"I think that most of us that have followed this are really convinced that the Maliki government, candidly, has got to go if you want any reconciliation," she said this week…

Goodbye another American ally. And let the world take note.

This article was posted by Steve Gilbert on Thursday, June 19th, 2014. Comments are currently closed.

One Response to “Obama Wants To Remove Democratically-Elected Maliki”

  1. Who’s rice bowl did Maliki step on?




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