Hoisted by their own, brazen pétards By William Bowles

12 January 2004

Western media continues to belittle Iraqi opposition to the occupation

The latest reports to come out of Iraq reveal an ever growing level of resistance to US plans to create a puppet government for the country, not that you’d know it from Western news coverage aside that is from the (predictable) coverage of the Shi’ia statement by Ali Sistani, the leader of the Shi’ia Muslim community opposed to the July date for an interim ‘government’.

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