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The Cruel Jest of American "Humanitarian Aid" to Iraq

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President George W. Bush pauses in the Oval Office after addressing the nation on his strategy for Iraq, at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007. Bush says he is working on the recommendations of Gen. David Petraeus, the top U.S. commander in Iraq, to begin bringing home some of the 168,000 U.S. troops now in Iraq. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) | ASSOCIATED PRESS

The “Islamic State” push on the capital in concert with other Sunni Arabs is an attempt to recover what was taken from them by the Bush administration.

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