Torture’s out. Now they call it abuse

Prevail” is the “in” word in America just now. We are not going to “win” in Iraq – because we did that in 2003, didn’t we, when we stormed up to Baghdad and toppled Saddam? Then George Bush declared “Mission Accomplished”. So now we must “prevail”. That’s what F J “Bing” West, ex-soldier and former assistant secretary for International Security Affairs in the Reagan administration said this week. Plugging his new book – No True Glory: A Frontline Account of the Battle for Fallujah – he gave a frightening outline of what lies in store for the Sunni Muslims of Iraq. more… (by Robert Fisk )

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