We have another leaked British memo showing even a larger history of problems with the Iraq War. The memo is being reported in the Guardian today:
Senior British diplomatic and military staff gave Tony Blair explicit warnings three years ago that the US was disastrously mishandling the occupation of Iraq, according to leaked memos.
John Sawers, Mr Blair's envoy in Baghdad in the aftermath of the invasion, sent a series of confidential memos to Downing Street in May and June 2003 cataloguing US failures. With unusual frankness, he described the US postwar administration, led by the retired general Jay Garner, as "an unbelievable mess" and said "Garner and his top team of 60-year-old retired generals" were "well-meaning but out of their depth".
How many more leaked memos must come out before we will demand answers? This is not as devastating as the Downing Street Memos but it is still very bad news. It just adds further proof to the fact that Bush looks at our soldiers and the lives of the Iraqi's as dispensable.
The article highlights some serious problems. They are: