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I can't take it anymore! I don't even know where to start.

Kofi Annan has written a letter expressing concern about the planned assult on Falluja. He starts:
Iraq is approaching a decisive moment in its history - the elections which, as you know, are due to be held in three months' time.

The United Nations is committed to doing everything possible, as circumstances permit, to support Iraqi efforts to hold credible elections and, more broadly, to assist with Iraq's political transition...
Really. Translation: We'll do anything that allows us to take credit for something positive as long as it entails no risk.

He continues:
Persuading elements who are currently alienated from, or sceptical about, the transition process to compete politically is key to creating a political and security context that will inspire confidence among all Iraqis in the process and allow the full participation of all segments of society in the elections...

Against this backdrop, I wish to share with you my increasing concern at the prospect of an escalation in violence, which I fear could be very disruptive for Iraq's political transition.

I have in mind not only the risk of increased insurgent violence, but also reports of major military offensives being planned by the multinational force in key localities such as Falluja.
Who the hell is he talking about here? Those who take pleasure in sawing off heads? Those who bomb markets?

Kofi are you out of your freaking mind? What planet do you live on? Has the comforts and security of New York and Europe twisted your view of reality?

And to finish off:
The threat or actual use of force not only risks deepening the sense of alienation of certain communities, but would also reinforce perceptions among the Iraqi population of a continued military occupation.

I believe that these concerns are particularly relevant in light of the various initiatives that are being taken to address, through political dialogue, the grievances of certain Iraqi constituencies... It seems to me essential that the interim Iraqi government and the coalition should seize such opportunities...

I, and all my colleagues at the United Nations Secretariat, want to help. But we need a conducive environment if elections are to produce a positive effect.

This is the moment for redoubling efforts to break the cycle of violence and open a new chapter of inclusiveness and national reconciliation...
And how do you plan to break the 'cycle of violence'? How do you intend to create this 'conducive environment'?

He is worse than stinking France! Or the Democrats! He's got lots of complaints. Not one stinking alternative though.

I honestly think I couldn't hate this man anymore than I do.

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