By Mehdi Karami.
Sunday, May 07, 2006
``Some of the nations we rely on for oil have unstable governments or agendas that are hostile to the United States,''
George W Bush
"But essentially, no group in Iraq that aspires to rule with legitimacy can act in a way perceived as being pro-American."
Graham E. Fuller, a former Mideast-based CIA operative
Friday, May 05, 2006
U.S. soldiers prepare to swim at a pool run by the Australian military at Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq, April 9, 2006. Top U.S. and coalition commanders and their staffs now enjoy an array of modern conveniences and amenities across the command center. (AP Photo/Antonio Castaneda)