Iraq's PM Al-Maliki Doesn't Trust His Own Military: Threat Of A Coup

David posted this video about an exclusive interview Lara Logan had with Al-Maliki and the problems he faces with his own army. The Iraq PM has a rea

lara-logan-cbs.jpgal-maliki-cbs.jpg David posted this video about an exclusive interview Lara Logan had with Al-Maliki and the problems he faces with his own army. The Iraq PM has a real fear that his government is at risk and Iraq's own military might try and pull off a coup. One, two, three, what are we fighting for?

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Al-Maliki said that some of the officer corps have been creating problems and even violating the security of military operations.---Al-Maliki said that some of the officer corps have been creating problems and even violating the security of military operations. I'm not afraid, but I have to watch the army, because those still loyal to the previous regime may start planning coups...

Are we training the military so they can overthrow Maliki? So they can be used as security?..No wait....OK, we stopped training them, I forgot...Maybe...wait...There's too much here to comment on from me. If we ask Joe Farah, I'm sure he'll want to send over a few thousand Jack Bauer's to sort it all out. Atrios lists his reasons why we're in Iraq...


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