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That's according to former Iraqi Prime Minister Allawi. What a great moment for freedom and democracy, GOP style. I'm sure that the families of the dead soldiers will be thrilled with hearing that their loved ones died to re-create the same mess that was there before. So there were no WMD and we replaced one brutal regime with another brutal regime, we're forking over billions of taxpayer dollars to help Big Oil take back business they lost thirty years ago and we have Americans, Brits and tens of thousands of Iraqis being killed, all for this. Brilliant.

"People are remembering the days of Saddam. These were the precise reasons that we fought Saddam and now we are seeing the same things."

"We are hearing about secret police, secret bunkers where people are being interrogated," said Allawi, who was Iraq's first prime minister of the post-Saddam Hussein era.

"A lot of Iraqis are being tortured or killed in the course of interrogations," Allawi said. "We are even witnessing Sharia courts based on Islamic law that are trying people and executing them.

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