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Submitted by rench (United States), Feb 28, 2006 at 16:50

The future for the most part is unknowable.I doubt a "civil war" is the proper frame work to be used in attempting to recognize what the heck is happaning in Iraq and in the larger global communtity as a whole. Unless a "civil war" is whats happening to the human family as a whole. It seems the proponents of the civil war analysts are off the mark.

Also it would suggest an odd sense of a 'well I told you so' crowd which is a red flag. Nonetheless, events in Iraq are dangerous and heavily complicated . And this sense of danger and complication is what some felt prior to the March operation. Governments can try to manage these affairs as best possible, altemately what will be is what will be and human actions will have influence. But let us not be fooled . people usally mess things up fairly regularly. So i'm hesitant to buy into the "civil war" frame work. Either way Iraq is a mess and the world in general is a mess regardless of all our noble intentions. A sense of War looms. Thats been the constant, civil or otherwise .By the way Civil is an odd word. It's a matter of degree.
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