Iraqi rivalry spells end for U.S. troops
October 24th, 2011
10:00 AM ET

Iraqi rivalry spells end for U.S. troops

Editor's Note: Ned Parker is the Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. This is his First Take, reprinted with the permission of the Council on Foreign Relations.

By Ned Parker,

President Barack Obama's announcement Friday that the remaining thirty-nine thousand troops will leave Iraq at the end of the year was largely the result of Iraq's internal politics and a failure of U.S. policy to mend the rifts among the country's political players.

If the U.S. military were to keep three thousand to five thousand military "trainers" as planned, Iraq's parliament would have had to grant the force immunity. Obama finally realized this was not going to happen, due to the country's tense realities resulting from the March 2010 national election.

The 2010 election ended in a near draw between Nouri al-Maliki and chief rival Ayad Allawi's Iraqiya bloc. A political stalemate was broken through a U.S.-backed deal in which Maliki was to remain prime minister and the defense minister was to have been chosen from the Iraqiya bloc. In turn, Allawi was to have headed a new national security council body.

However, once Maliki was sworn in as prime minister, he declined to accept Iraqiya's choices for defense minister, and the agreed-on national security body was never created. After months of frustration, the Iraqiya bloc came to see a vote granting immunity for U.S. forces in Iraq as a victory for Maliki unless the prime minister awarded Iraqiya the defense and security positions.

Read: Why U.S. Troops Should Stay in Iraq.

Mistrust runs deep on both sides. Maliki's supporters fear that the secular Allawi and his largely Sunni list would be a tool for insurgents or Saddam Hussein's Ba'ath Party to return to power. In turn, Allawi's coalition believes Maliki, a Shiite Islamist, is trying to create an Iranian-backed religious state.

In fact, Maliki's political flank is guarded by anti-American Shiite cleric Muqtada Sadr's forty representatives who have demanded all U.S. troops leave. The prime minister knows his partnership with Sadr has the blessing of his powerful neighbor Iran, while cutting a deal with Iraqiya would lose the Sadrists, enflame Iran, and risk the possibility of eventual betrayal by Iraqiya.

The current news is not good for the United States, as Maliki finds himself locked into a political arrangement with a movement that is hostile to the U.S. government and close with Tehran. The central question now is this: Will the country's current democratic system hold up over the long term, or will the deep suspicions borne of Saddam Hussein's brutal rule and the recent sectarian conflict lead the country back to a new authoritarian leader or a civil war?

Read: Libya - Now the Hard Part Starts.

The loss of U.S. troops will be most deeply felt by Iraq's Counter-Terrorism Force, its best weapon against al-Qaeda and Shiite extremist groups. The Counter-Terrorism Force benefitted from a long-standing partnership with U.S. special forces, which have provided helicopters and intelligence assets that enabled the elite Iraqi fighters to thwart its enemies. They will now lose those capabilities. For al-Qaeda-inspired groups or Shiite extremists wishing to destabilize the Iraqi government, the loss of such U.S. tools is welcome news.

The views expressed in this article are solely those of Ned Parker.

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  1. John

    Why should the U.S. military members be immune from prosecution? If they break the laws in some foreign country, should they not be held accountable for their actions just like everybody else? I think so!

    October 24, 2011 at 11:01 am | Reply
    • Jared


      Because a country's laws may be contrary to the United States. Troops acting on the direction of their chain of command could contradict the local laws or customs... US forces only answer to the Commander and Chief, and the UCMJ. If you want our forces to answer to local laws.. then you have local police. Not the US Military. If troops don’t have immunity, then bring them home, soldiers don’t sign up to “work” for other countries... In the end, Iraqi people will lose because the decision. They lose support, they lose technology, and they lose external moderation.

      October 24, 2011 at 3:54 pm | Reply
    • Clinton

      John, there's a simple answer to that question. Iraq's laws are closely tied to islamic law, you're basically asking why US citizens don't submit to Sharia law. If it's illegal for an Iraqi woman to walk around without a veil do you really expect a US Army Soldier, a Captain or Major in the US military to walk around in a Veil and submit to Iraqi Males? uh No... that and do you really think their court system is fair and partial? What happens if a US soldier is fired on and returns fire killing an insurgent, who's family then presses charges and the Iraqi courts then try to convict that soldier of murder... you think that's fair? .... seriously simple question and answer.

      October 26, 2011 at 2:22 pm | Reply
  2. Peace&Love

    laws? so they would have to learn brand new laws?

    October 24, 2011 at 12:35 pm | Reply
  3. j. von hettlingen

    It was a huge mistake of Saudi Arabia, by not sending its ambassador to Bagdad. If the Saudis want to regain influence in Iraq, it has to mark its presence there. Now it looks as if Iran is going to have the playground all for itself.

    October 24, 2011 at 5:36 pm | Reply
  4. JOE

    Whether our troops are coming home early because of disagreements betweeen the US and the Iraqi government on the immunity issue, I believe that that argument is null and void and besides the point simply because this is an illegitimate war that should not have happened in the first place. Furthermore, the GOP cannot justify their criticism of President Obama's decision to bring our troops home whatsoever because they're yet to uncover and present the bogus WMD's that were used as a pretext for murdering our innocent troops.

    October 26, 2011 at 10:09 am | Reply
  5. bobnC

    JOE First– As usual Obama didn't make the decision to get the troops out of Iraq, the Iraqi did by not approval a SOFA agreement. Second - WMD were not the only reason we went into Iraq, (I have three tours there, you probably have none), The Iraqi military fired on our planes numerous times, fail to meet their requirement until the UN Resolutions. It wasn't only the GOP who authorized the invasion, (granted Obama didn't, but his record of voting "Present"only goes to show he can make a decision on his own. If this Iraq is bad, the worst is yet to come, mark my words. Obama policies are leading this country to ruins, I don't think the republician are any better. The problem in Washington is that the elected official forget who they work for and what their purpose is. I think as american we are becoming lazy and want everything given to us and those days are over.

    October 26, 2011 at 1:39 pm | Reply
  6. Clinton

    bobnc – I am a veteran of OIF as well.. don't even try to explain it to the rest of the US citizens, they'll never understand... they also don't understand that when you're fighting for the US in a foreign country watching your friends getting maimed or killed the last thing you want to hear from somebody back home is that the war is "pointless" or "unjustified". They have no idea what they're saying, have no idea that they are nearly telling you that your friend died of a pointless cause.... They don't know because they never experienced it.... My experiences in Iraq tell me otherwise Brother, I remember watching hundreds of people aimlessly walking South toward Kuwait... I remember the look on a pregnant Iraqi woman's face when I handed her a bottle of water as she stood along side the road begging for anything... food... water... hope... I remember the terror in the eyes of the people in a town occupied by foreign "fighters" that had been cutting off the heads of their loved ones because they dared take a stand and vote for a new Government... And I remember the stories told to me by Iraqis who had been oppressed, had family members murdered in front of them by the Iraqi regime... Entire villages destroyed because they were born to the wrong tribe.. at least, the wrong tribe according to the Baath party... Brother I remember these things.. I know you have your own memories of this War, and that is something these people back home don't understand. They don't get that for whatever reason we ended up in that country, we had a purpose, and that was to help that country become stable, to build a country to end a dictatorship that robbed that country's people of basic human rights for over 30 years. I'm proud of what me and my fellow soldiers have done there. I just hope that coming home doesn't mean they fall back to killing eachother.

    October 26, 2011 at 2:35 pm | Reply
  7. JOE


    I agree with you that our elected officials in Washington seem to forget who they work for but that is more so with Republicans than it is with Democrats. Furthermore, I have to disagree with your stipulation that we went into Iraq for other reasons than to find WMD's. That is totally false! Yes, its true that Iraq fired on us and violated the no fly zone implemented by the UN following the first gulf war but that violation had occured at the very beginning of president Clinton's first term. Iraq was a sovereign nation at peace when GWB and the GOP fabricate a lie to destabilize that country and draw us into an unjust and unnecessary war.

    Furthermore, UN inspectors were on the ground successfully dismantling the Iraqi military without bloodshe and loss of life but GWB forced them out of Iraq prematurely to start this unjust war after his administration had Colin Powell lie to the American people, the UN and the world community about the Iraqi military moving around and hiding WND's from UN inspectors on the ground. More reasons for GWB and cabinet to be tried for war crimes.

    And as far as your conclusion that president Obama is ruining this country, well just take a look at how our trust and credibility around the world has improved since president Obama has taken office. And just look as how America and the world is becomming safer each and everday as a result of the president's foreign policies that have helped to get rid of OBL, Alwaki and now Gadhaffi.

    And in terms our our economy, the economic stimulus bill passed when president Obama first took office has successfully stabilized the broken American econony, thereby preventing if from slipping into a catsatrophic depression. And with passage of this bill, millions of American jobs in local, state and federal government have been saved as well as thousands of jobs created in research, manufacturing and infrastructure. Subsequently, three hundred thousand jobs have been saved in the American auto industry with passage of this bill. And the healthcare legislation is geared towards making coverage affordable for millions of Americans , while fixing to reduce our national deficit by quarter of a trillion dollars over a period of time. Finally, while the GOP like to say that the stimulus bill has not stabilized the economy because of the high unemployment rate, it must be noted that the stimulus bill was not geared to create 23 million American jobs overnight but rather to stabilize the economy so that re-growing the American economy can be made possible over a shorter period of time. So you say Mr. Obama is ruining this country? I don't think so!

    October 26, 2011 at 2:38 pm | Reply
    • Clinton

      Just a question for you Joe – Do you really think a Soldier cares which political party it is that supports a war or doesn't? Do you really think it's fair for you to call a War that so many of our brave men and women have fought bled and died in pointless? When the elected Government of the United States overwhelmingly approves the use of force in a foreign country and You the PEOPLE widely agree that we should send forces to that country, you really think it's okay for you to then come back to us who have sacrificed so much and tell us that it was all a big mistake and it was pointless? You do NOT have that right. We may have gone to Iraq with the President of the United States saying that one of the main reasons is to ensure that country does not have or use WMD's but regardless once we got there, we needed to ensure we removed that oppressive regime that murdered thousands of it's own civilians and make sure that we installed a Government able to prevent that country from plunging the whole region into chaos... You may be upset that we didn't go there only to find WMD's but we had purpose in that country, and America's best and bravest people did their job above and beyond. So don't sit here 8 years later trying to tell me we wasted our time. What we did there is historic, and has changed the landscape of that part of the world. We have given that region of the world a shot at peace.

      October 26, 2011 at 2:54 pm | Reply
      • rightospeak

        To read how the US overwhelmongly was for the war is nonsense. You have been brainwashed. The premise for the invasion of Iraq was a LIE , we gave weapons to Saddam -he was our patsy, We KILLED MORE IRAQUIS THAN SADDAM-get your facts straight. Bush and embedded media propagated a lie on American people and they sent you to fight it. It would be nice if it were as you say : that we did a humane thing , a moral thing.Unfortunately, Clinton, you have been lied to. You did your duty and what was asked of you and you should be proud of that and I supported you. It is Bush that I have trouble with and the rest of our leadership that have been leading our country on the path of national suicide.

        October 29, 2011 at 12:27 pm |
  8. JOE


    I disagree with your assessment of the situation in Iraq but nevertheless, thank you for your service and sacrifice in helping to defend our freedoms. God bless all of you brave and courageous American soldiers!!

    October 26, 2011 at 2:58 pm | Reply
  9. Clinton

    I'm not trying to hammer on you about this but what right do you have to disagree with the situation in Iraq? The US President with the approval of congress and overwhelming support of the American people sent me and my fellow servicemen to Iraq to remove a violent dictator from power. Are you upset that we didn't find WMD's? Is it that without WMD's we must have gone there without a purpose? Suddam gassed an entire village.. he killed thousands with Gas is that not enough of a WMD? When i was in Iraq we found an unlaunched rocket that was prepped to be used against, some Iraqi civilians came to us and told us about it because it was a chemical weapon and if launched the wind could have blown the agent over the city and killed hundreds if not thousands of people along with us. Also while i was there an IED was detonated and it turned out the Artillery shell had Sarin Gas in it, the only reason it didn't cause mass casualties was the Sarin gas was apparently pretty old and no longer viable. (Most of Iraq's munitions were purchased from the Soviets who built them in the 50's – 70's)... So there were chemical agents in that country. Do you think it was a pointless war because we didn't find an A-bomb? What would have justified the War to you? Would you have preferred we waited until Suddam WAS able to acquire WMD's? Do you think he wouldn't have? he already gassed his own people. I just don't understand your "assessment" of the situation in Iraq i guess. But again, i witnessed it first hand i guess i can't ask you to understand it.

    October 26, 2011 at 3:23 pm | Reply
  10. JOE


    I believe that the Iraqi war was pointless for two simple reason and yes the first reason is because we didn't find any WMD's and the second reason is that the Iraqi people didn't come to the United Nations to ask for regime change. Just remember that after we didn't find the WMD's the Bush administration changed the mission to "Iraqi Freedom" but again I find that hypocritical because the Iraqi people never did ask to be freed from anything. Egypt and Libya yes but Iraq no!

    October 26, 2011 at 3:33 pm | Reply
    • Occupado

      I tend to agree with your post, Joe, but I'm sure many Iraqis would've gone to the UN and begged for regime change but Saddam had a nasty habit of using family members as bargaining chips to control disgruntled expatriates who may have made such requests at the UN.

      I read a good book by an Iraqi physicist named Kadir Hamza, called Saddam's Bomb Maker. Shortly before the first Gulf War, Hamza was living comfortably in the US and teaching at the University of Miami when the Iraqi envoy contacted him and asked him to go back to Iraq to assume control of Saddam's nuclear program. When Hamza politely refused, the envoy asked him in a very menacing tone how his father and mother, who still lived in Iraq, were doing.

      Needless to say, Mr. Hamza went back to Iraq.

      October 27, 2011 at 2:24 pm | Reply
  11. Clinton

    Well Joe i've responded to your comment about 15 damn times but CNN's boards are so crappy nothing has come through, so i'll just say, i disagree with your comments, Saddam used gas before and he would have used it again given the opportunity he would have obtained as many WMD's as he could he was a mass murderer and the world is much better off without him. Also i would note that History has taught us that an oppressed people cannot always speak out... you're close-minded if you think the people of Iraq could have spoken up for themselves without being murdered by that regime. So there ya go... now i'll hit post so i can see this dissappear like all the rest, bang up job on the boards CNN.

    October 26, 2011 at 4:07 pm | Reply

    Bring the troops home, recognize these people still wipe themselves with their hands and always will. Enough money and lives have been wasted!!

    October 26, 2011 at 5:42 pm | Reply
    • Occupado

      Amen, bro!

      October 27, 2011 at 2:27 pm | Reply
  13. Ashlyn

    I do not understand the criticisms about President Obama's decision to bring the troops home from Iraq. It sounds like this was not his decision at all, but that the Iraqis wanted us gone and were unwilling to grant immunity to any US soldiers who stayed. Either we "liberated" Iraq from Saddam or we didn't; which is it? If we did liberate the Iraqis, then we must now respect their sovereignty in their own nation no matter how much we may think they're making a mistake. If we stay in Iraq against the will of their government and in violation of a treaty that we signed, we will have become occupiers and Iraq would therefore not actually be free.

    I am proud of and thankful to all of the soldiers who have served in Iraq. But I honestly don't know what victory in this war would look like, particularly since our previous president already declared it. How long is enough?

    October 26, 2011 at 6:23 pm | Reply
    • Occupado

      It's the only thing Obama has done that I agree with. I hope he pulls out of Afghanistan next. We're wasting our time there. Besides, we can do more by hunting and killing the bad guys with predator drones.

      October 27, 2011 at 2:26 pm | Reply

    HOW CAN WE ATTACK IRAN- part 1 of 10 parts.
    3- keep tanks and jets in Kuwait
    4- improve the bases in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and uae
    5- ask Qatar to not help or involve with Iran
    6- increase USA sea base and naval strength in Bahrain
    7-prepare the submarines in the red sea, Mideastern sea, and the Arabian sea
    8- close down the straight of hermoze and increase inspections on Iranians boat and ships
    9- keep forces in Turkmenistan north of Iran ,and the turkey borders.
    10-keep economic bloc-aid
    11- attack with multi nations France, Germany, Italy, holand, and UK ,use every thing you got to finish the mission
    12-help with money and arms the resistant ( KURDS, ARABESTAN, LOURS, TURKS, BAHA'I, PERSIANS, BELOOSH, SUNNIS , CHRISTENS , ASSYRIANS GROUP AND MUJAHEDIN KHLAQ FIGHTERS ) use every means of propaganda TV, radios, news and secret short wave radios to teach the masses what to do and where to get weapon and money and how to attack the enemy and destroy the enemy war machine and infrastructures,
    13- use virus to attack Iran computers and army computers, destroy their satellites, command and controls, nooks sites,
    and attack QUM as the mullahs will hide at their shrines and use it to make fatwas .
    14- freeze all Iran assets, stop them from immigrations or coming here as most are using USA and Canada to send money to Hezbollah and Iraqi thugs, stop Ahmad AL jalabi and arrest him as he is one of Iran spies
    15-help Dr ayad alawi to take over Iraq as he won the election but Iran put AL maleki instead, Al maleki pretend he is with USA but he is a lire,
    16 control the Iran Iraqi boarder and Syria Iraq border by using drones so no shiia can cross to Iran from Iraq and Syria
    17- Iraqi kurds can help from north Iraq, the Sunni can help from west Iraq and the resistant can attack from inside Iran
    18-Israel can take care of Hezbollah and leash hell if those terrorists Hezbollah attack Israel , that's why we must get red of Syrian regimes now to cut Iran arms before attacking Iran
    I will write part 2 in detail on how we can do it .

    November 8, 2011 at 10:07 pm | Reply
    • itsallbulls*&$

      This was planed all along, littleby little we go into all the arab countries . the only thing i can see maybe a little different is maybe syria next before iran.

      February 21, 2012 at 6:46 pm | Reply
  15. AlanMohammed

    I reely hope that the USA burns in hell. Criminals.

    January 15, 2012 at 11:30 am | Reply


    علم هدهد سليمان ومن مصدر امني مهم , أن هناك طائرة نقل إيرانية تحط أسبوعيا في مطار النجف الاشرف وهي محملة بالمليارات من الدنانير العراقية المزورة من إيران وبعد ذلك يتم نقل هذه المليارات من الأوراق النقدية العراقية المزورة تحت حماية أمنية مشددة وبإشراف عدد معين من كبار المسئولين في أحزاب الائتلاف الوطني إلى البنك التجاري العراقي فرع النجف الاشرف لغرض إيداعها به , ومن ثم سحب البديل عنها بالعملة الصعبة والتي تقدر بالمليارات من الدولارات ثم تحمل سراً بنفس الطائرة لتقلع بها إلى طهران . this is a fact every week an Iranian plan fly to iraq and directly to najaf province not baghdad in this najaf province the evil province in iraq , this plan brings billions of Iraqi dinars faked Iran dinar from iran and exchange it with USA dollars in janaf under the watch of al hakeem and al maleki group, bringing billions of dollars back to iran and then give to Syria , Russia and Hezbollah. WHY USA DONT DO NOTHING , WHAT IS THE USE OF SANCTIONING IRAN AND KEEPING THE EVIL IRAQI PRIM MINSTER DOING THIS EVIL DEEDS WAKE UP OBAMA

    February 5, 2012 at 2:47 am | Reply
  17. USA


    February 5, 2012 at 2:53 am | Reply


    February 10, 2012 at 5:21 pm | Reply
  19. IRANIANS have no balls

    IRANIANS have no balls

    controlling iran oil fields, and attacking command and control, radars, ships is the first thing we must do.
    clean soft target, attack 25 hours non stop and remain air superiority. using turkey bases, gulf bases, Arabian gulf and Arabian seas, Afghanistan base, iraq base up north, most of iran army are not in the mountains , iran has 45 opposition group the ant Iranians are more than 42 millions. help the kurds, ahawas fighters, mojahedi khalq, Assyrians, Arabs, Sunni of iran, Parsi and beloosh, lures and Turks and other minorities to fight, attack Tehran and qum cities and hunt down all those emmams that might run and hide in iraq. attack Hezbollah, all the other evil will fall including bashar al asad in Syria

    February 11, 2012 at 12:06 pm | Reply
  20. iraqi shiia are thugs

    iraqi shiia are thugs

    moqtada al sadder and mahdi militia the terrorists iraqi shiia let go one usa soldeir that they captured since 2011 and they say we let him go as free well juster !!!!!!why you captured him in the first place you peace of sh it shiia thugs , he was defending you ..why shiia killed many usa people in iraq and iran, becuase they are terrorists thugs...usa should start attacking bashar al asad in syria hizboallah , and iraqi shiia change those thugs and terrorists before we deal with iran, the time is for the shiia to be hit hard so they can give up arm and terrorizim...
    التيار الصدري يفرج عن جندي أميركي

    مقتدى الصدر أمر الجناح العسكري للتيار بالإفراج عن الرقيب هيلز (وكالة الأنباء الأوروبية) أفرج التيار الصدري السبت في بغداد عن أميركي قال إنه جندي محتجز منذ صيف عام 2011، وأوضح أن الافراج جاء "لأسباب إنسانية".
    وقالت النائبة العراقية بالتيار الصدري مهى الدوري إن مقتدى الصدرأمر الجناح العسكري للتيار بالإفراج عن المواطن الأميركي، مضيفة أنه جندي يدعى راندي مايكل هيلز وهو رقيب متقاعد يبلغ من العمر 59 عاما.
    كما ذكر مصدر بالتيار في النجف أن الافراج تم لأسباب إنسانية، لافتا إلى عدم حصول أي مفاوضات مباشرة أو غير مباشرة مع الأميركيين أو أي جانب آخر.
    وأضاف المصدر نفسه أن الإفراج عن المواطن الأميركي يمثل بادرة حسن نية من زعيم التيار مقتدى الصدر للدلالة على "القيم الأخلاقية والإنسانية والعقائدية للمقاومة الإسلامية العراقية".

    وسلم الجندي المفرج عنه إلى بعثة الأمم المتحدة في بغداد التي نقلته إلى السفارة الأميركية، وأكد المتحدث باسم السفارة أن هيلز مواطن أميركي دون تقديم مزيد من التفاصيل.
    وفي تصريحات مقتضبة للصحفيين، قال هيلز إنه أرسل للعراق عام 2003، وعمل بادئ الأمر جنديا لمدة 15 شهرا.

    وأضاف أنه ظل في العراق بصفة مدنية منذ ذلك الحين وحتى يونيو 2011 عندما أخدته عناصر من "اليوم الموعود" رهينة، في إشارة إلى مليشيا لواء اليوم الموعود التابعة لجيش المهدي.

    يُذكر أن وزارة الدفاع الأميركية (بنتاغون) تقول إنه لم يتم إدراج أي فرد من جنودها رهينة بالعراق منذ استعادة رفات آخر جندي مفقود الشهر الماضي.

    March 18, 2012 at 5:27 am | Reply
  21. m.s.mohamed ansari


    M.S.Mohamed Ansari 13 April 2009

    All press and Media Arabs leader and G20 leader at. Headquarters of All association
    A TO Z + 8. QUEEN + 8
    Royal wedding. And royal security force 10 generation total cost $ 57 trillion
    Each every politician rolling 8 years only just like chess board Game.
    But queen family rolling 10 generation y

    GLOBAL ECONOMIC COLLAPSE REASON WAR. Improve Economy only 6 points. Peace, prayer
    Liberty, Unity, friendly And simplicity.

    I am also Happy to kill osma bin laden
    Turing point of global Economy. Islam not allowed to be Terrorist and Terrorist people are not a Muslim
    1. Please avoid war. Day by Day war cost increase $ 3.5 trillion
    2. Global economy and food price every Day increase
    3. International job less unemployment Y. All businessmen effected business.
    4. Global financial crisis every CNC manufacture. New technology energy product Effected FDI investors.
    5. Every Day OPEC Oil Price Increase
    6. World poverty problem. Bankrupt 170 Bank overalls 87000 Branch
    7. Each every single man Effected
    8. Ignore future Death million of already Death
    9. Million of People Wounded
    10. Global environment climate will be change this will lead Global Agriculture problem

    A. International criminal court. B. white house. global human right association .C.IMF
    D. euro union. E. united nation F.ALL international famous press and media


    From. Mr.M.S.Mohamed Ansari,
    154, Angappa Naicken Street,
    Chennai – 600 001.
    Tamil Nadu,
    To , The Hon’ble Chief Justice,
    The Supreme Court,
    United States of America,
    Washington, D.C.
    Fax no: 213.547.8080
    Dear Sir,
    Sub: Prosecution of previous President Mr. George W.Bush, for violation of International Code of Conduct.
    Mr. George W.Bush, the previous President of United States of America, initiated a war against IRAQ, without obtaining the previous sanction of United Nations Organization (UNO) on the pretext of having nuclear weapons, even though the then IRAQ government openly exhibited to the whole world that it has no nuclear weapons.
    According to the CNN WORLD report, in the war 6, 75,000 civilians killed, 7500 troops of USA and its allied forces killed 3 25 000 people wounded and $ 3.5 Trillion Dollar spent for the war. This spending of $ 3.5 Trillion Dollar is the main cause of action for the present economic crises prevailing all over the world.
    After winning the war against IRAQ, the United States of America’s President Mr. George W.Bush, also admitted the same fact, and he openly stated that the Intelligence agency misguided him.
    Later on, even the United Nations Organization (UNO) also certified that the IRAQ has no nuclear weapons.
    Then it is the bounded duty of the United States of America and its allied forces to withdraw from IRAQ.
    But instead of withdrawing from IRAQ, the United States of America and its allied forces formed a government in IRAQ, under their control and administered the entire IRAQ, and its peoples.
    This indicates a clear violation of duty by the President of United States of America Mr. George W.Bush and also a clear case of violation of the International Code of Conduct for UNO members.
    Thus Mr. George W.Bush attracts prosecution for the above said offence.
    Thus I hereby pray this Hon’ble Court initiate criminal proceedings against Mr. George W. Bush, and give him maximum punishment for
    a) initiating the war against the IRAQ
    b) killing its innocent IRAQI peoples civilian 6, 75 000
    c) Killing troops of USA and allied forces and 7 500
    d) The present economic crises.
    e) 3 25 000 civilian and coalition 39 000 wounded
    Dated on this day of 13th day of April, 2009.
    Yours truly, (M.S.MOHAMED ANSARI)
    The Chief Justice, the International Court of Justice, The Hague, Netherlands.
    The Secretary General United Nations Organization
    The Chief Justice, the Supreme Court, IRAQ.
    His Excellency Mr.Barack Obama, the President of United States of America, White House, Washington D.C.

    March 30, 2012 at 1:55 am | Reply





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    MEDIA G20

    U.K – U.S & Eurounion
    • WAR cost total $ 3.5 TRILLION
    • POVERTY FAMINE &Effected education.
    • Effected All Asian and Africa countries
    • FDI INVESTOR &Joint ventured
    • Effected CNC manufacturer & energy power
    • Million of people death and million of people is wounded. NATO &US. Coalition troops
    • Increase every day by day OPEC.
    • Global environment climate change this leads to agricultural &human health problem
    Kindly please open the link which is below M.S.MOHAMED ANSARI
    Economic save only 6 point. Peace, prayer, liberty, unity, friendly, and simplicity.

    March 28, 2013 at 9:08 am | Reply

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