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It doesn't matter who they put up there. There is no one in Iraq who can make a difference in regard to unifying the diverse cultures there, and without that, the country doesn't stand a chance. There was a guy who had a chance to do exactly that in Afghanistan, but Al Qaeda had him assassinated a few days before 9/11. It's a hell of a lot easier to promote chaos than it is to promote order...
Ahmad Shah Masoud was assassinated two days before 9/11 with an explosives filled camera, by taliban posing as ME reporters. He was influential and respected enough to have had a chance to keep other tribal leaders and warlords in line, unlike Hamid Karzai, tongue in cheek called the Mayor of Kabul. Masoud was a Tajik (related to Persians). Like most strong leaders, he was probably a tough SOB. Rather a bastard for a leader, than a 'nice' man like Jimmy Carter, and the mess in the ME he left us with.

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