BAGHDAD / Obelisk: Kevin Sullivan said in an article published in "Claire Real World", on Friday, October 30, 2015 that there were serious errors committed by the US civil administrator Paul Bremer, a political immersed entrusted with the American administration in the days and weeks that followed the invasion of Iraq in 2003, the task of the leadership of the reconstruction efforts and the transition of power in Iraq after Saddam Hussein process.
Sullivan says: enjoyed the Coalition Provisional Authority, led by Bremer's economic and political power almost absolute in Iraq, and as the supreme civilian authority in the country, enjoy Bremer influential enough to change the entire Iraq, but his steps to rid the government of the character of the Baathist solving the Iraqi army, generally referred to as about me CPA The first and second interim, turned into the focus of a lot of controversy in the years after the invasion. It has moved a large number of former regime loyalists and Iraqi soldiers who are unemployed to the ranks of the Sunni insurgency that has plagued US forces during the subsequent years, and many of them still helping today descending from this rebellion Daash organization.
So, do you consider the current mess Bremer error reported sequential reaction of many of the errors and the measures failed, or whether the blame on someone else?
In Long Road to Hell: America in Iraq (long road to hell: the United States in Iraq), a special report is expected to be broadcast on the network, "CNN's" screen on Monday night, Fareed Zakaria addresses this question and many others, which raised about the occupation and the process reconstruction in Iraq, as well as the reasons that impose on the United States (which at present has returned to fighting in this country) to answer.
Bremer has always defended his work as head of the Coalition Provisional Authority, and during his interview with Zakaria, claims that his efforts which reportedly aimed to get rid of the Baath Party got the support and the support of Bush himself:
Zakaria: White House officials deliberately somewhat to blame on your shoulders.
Bremer: other than the President.
Zakaria: No, the President did not hold you responsible, however.
Bremer: No, he did not carry me responsibility.
Zakaria: I do not.
Bremer: Yes, and it approved.
Zakaria: approved by?
Critics often point out that Bremer, who is not fluent in the Arabic language and was formerly the US ambassador to the Netherlands, lacked appropriate the necessary qualifications and experience to guide the transition of power and reconstruction efforts in Iraq, in addition to the resolutions of the most controversial in this country, services official work former Secretary of the liberation of the economy of this country and the central privatization of its oil sector, note that these two steps also Ardtah mixed comments.
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But the extent of Bremer's authority in this country sometimes Photos exaggerated way, wrote the authors of a 2009 report by the Coalition Provisional Authority of the Rand Institute: "In practical terms, it was Bremer's authority more limited than it seemed on the surface, what he enjoyed any direct authority over the 98% officials of the Americans in Iraq, but these were subject to military command. "
Bremer stressed over the years that the US military holds the bulk of the responsibility for mistakes made in Iraq, and demanding more soldiers in the country did not receive often fall on deaf ears, Bremer told the newspaper The Independent in the tenth anniversary of the war: "I assumed that we will enjoy strong enough on the ground. We had to learn from Bosnia and Somalia that we take down a sufficient number of troops on the ground in order to protect the people. "
Bremer also insists that his efforts to get rid of the Baath Party are not described properly.
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