To give directions to first-time comers, the man shouts: "At the first rocket-launcher, turn right then continue to drive until you see a Russian tank. Take a left and stop when you see an Austrian anti-aircraft gun."
At a main "roundabout," there is also a fake missile made of fiberglass that Saddam's army once meant to use as a decoy. Now, Saddam's army -- once said to be among the world's mightiest -- is no more.
Besides the major devastation suffered during the US-led war, the Iraqi army was dealt a fatal blow when the US overseer in Iraq, Paul Bremer, abolished the country's military along with Saddam's network of security services on May 23.
"Our army was the keeper of our dignity. We all feel humiliated because Saddam ordered the army to surrender," said Mohamad Hassan, referring to Baghdad's sudden fall to US forces.
Oh, ordered the Army to surrender now did he?
Was that before or after he hauled-ass out of the country?
Sorry Mohamad...you entrusted your dignity to an unworthy keeper.
Read it here.
Wednesday, June 25, 2003
BIZARRE DRIVING DIRECTIONS AND MORE REVISIONIST HISTORY FOR THE IRAQIS