Note to would-be imperialists -- my advice would be to stop trying to lamely spin away the content of what Nouri al-Maliki is saying and take the Andy McArthy route of deriding him as an Iranian stooge. Surely the US security establishment hasn't lost the ability to engineer a coup or whatever in a country currently under American military operation. Maybe Iyad Allawi would like to play host to American toops for 100 years.

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