The Man with the Plan
Your article on U.N. envoy Lakhdar Brahimi [June 7] reported that he compromised with members of the Iraqi Governing Council to select Iyad Allawi, a man also favored by U.S. officials, as the country's interim Prime Minister. That is absolutely incredible. Allawi, like the discredited Ahmad Chalabi, had lived outside Iraq for decades; he was a Baath Party member and a CIA employee. How likely is it that he will be viewed by the Iraqi public as having credibility? When will the Bush Administration learn from its past mistakes?
Jack Kinstlinger
Hunt Valley,...

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