Elayne Riggs' Journal (for Leah)

Friday, August 29, 2003

The War Between the Stateless

"One of the reasons I opposed this war," says Jeanne D'Orleans in the comment section to her blog entry about the bomb explosion in Najaf, "was that any fool -- even I -- could see long before the war began that this sort of chaos would be the result. It's inherent in the act of invading a multi-ethnic country held together by an iron fist." She soberly concludes, "Iraq is very close to civil war."