Let Iraqis decide their way forward
Iraqis rejoice, there is no need anymore for elections in
Taheri, he will tell the truth! Or will he come up with more front page lies.
Press Briefing by Tony Snow
James S. Brady Briefing Room
May 30, 2006
Q Can you give us a readout on the President's meeting this morning with the
MR. SNOW: Yes. Oh, my goodness, I forgot to bring the list. But actually -- do you have the list, Fred? Yes, it was an interesting meeting. What you ended up having was -- I've got all the names but one written down here. We had Wayne Downing, Barry McCaffrey, Michael Vickers, Amir Taheri, Fouad Ajami and Raad Alkadiri. And you had a combination there of military men and also scholars who are students of
. And it was an interesting discussion that touched upon cultural issues, on political issues, on the state of affairs in Iraq . You had a number of people who've been there recently, General McCaffrey having returned just last month from his latest visit. Fouad Ajami last year had the occasion to sit down and speak with the Ayatollah Sistani, Ali al Sistani. Iraq
The President wanted to hear about that. And what he really wanted first was to get their honest opinions -- and, again, these were honest opinions -- about how things are going in
Iraq, about the status and viability of the government, and what the needs to do on the way forward. The one thing that was of mutual agreement is that, number one, this is an important enterprise, and number two, that we can and will win it. But those are sort of the general outlines of the conversation. United States
Bush if you want an interesting discussion about
Haven’t you read or heard about Taheri’s enormous big lie last weeks? If you haven’t well then you have the wrong staff working for you. If you have and you still think the he is the man you want an opinion from. Well then that says more about you then it does of Taheri.
Bush, since you want honest opinions this is mine:
The United States is committing acts of state terrorism against Iraqis.
Get your troops out of