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Followers of Moqtada al-Sadr are seen in the parliament building 30 April Yesterday I wrote that the flash “protest” in Baghdad looked like a colour revolution. I was partially correct.
It was staged, but not for the purpose of sending a message to Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi but rather, now on further inspection, it looks like it was staged by al-Abadi himself. Well, Abadi and the usual suspects here in the States who do anything and everything in support of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Staged chocolate photo-ops aside, this “protest” by the Shiites who are currently serving Western interests as roving death squads in Iraq , is not about fairness or equality or making the lives of average Iraqis any better than they are right now.
Quite the contrary: they are there to push for the implementation of various IMF austerity measure structural reforms which the masters of the universe are demanding from an already impoverished nation. “ IMF Leaders want to see more economic and social reforms , such as reducing subsidies to energy and terminating the government-run food ration program.
These are difficult to implement not only because they are politically unsustainable, but also socially unsupportable in a state where poverty rate is at 30 percent high.
Iraqi Shiite tribal fighters (death squads) in Baghdad’s Sadr City Photo: AP Photo/Karim Kadim
Source:by Scott Creighton of willyloman.wordpress.com – Sunday, May 01, 2016
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