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Iraqi Army

Jonah, yes that’s right. And yes that is right. To the extent that it could have been avoided (it was already melting away), the wholesale disbanding of the Iraqi army was clearly a mistake. For what it’s worth, Tony Blair clearly thinks so too.

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