November 30, 2007

'Peace' At Any Cost

Pyrrhic victory: n. A victory that is offset by staggering losses.

How some parts of Iraq have been made safer through psyops:

Psychological operations specialist Sgt. Joe Colabuno spent a year-and-a-half helping convince the Sunni residents of Fallujah to turn against local extremists by appealing to citizens' sense of civic pride, pumping up their love of the national soccer team, citing the Koran, and provoking jihadists to overreact. Colabuno also appealed to the Sunnis hatred and fear of Shi'ites, and of Shi'ite Iran. ...

Go. Read. Learn how the Bush administration is executing a plan to make Iraq less violent today by stoking sectarian hate for generations to come. Gnashing teeth optional.

Posted by natasha at November 30, 2007 09:50 PM | Iraq | TrackBack(1) | Technorati links |


Elections in Russia start now(Vladivostock)

Posted by: ccoaler at December 1, 2007 11:39 AM

you misspelled Vladivostok.

Posted by: Huskarl at December 2, 2007 07:01 AM