Before he fled, Paul Bremer appointed handpicked Iraqis to influential positions and put in place 97 major legal edicts that would force Iraqis to get American-style drivers' licences, obey Americanized traffic laws, ban certain people from holding office, restrict the power of Iraqi leadership, and place American contractors above the law.
"This transfer of power is nothing more than another nut and shell game of the Bush and Blair coalition." - Michael Berg.
"Nothing says 'good luck' like running straight for the airport." - the new Get Your War On.
Fun fact: Iraq will take legal custody of Saddam Hussein on Wednesday, but bodily he will remain in custody of US forces.
June 29, 2004
Posted by maru at 6/29/2004 11:30:00 AM