REGIME CHANGED?

MSNBC reports: Saddam loses control of Baghdad. Even if he’s still alive, it has become clear that residents of the capital city no longer fear reprisals as they are celebrating and looting in the streets.

I wonder what the Arabic translation of “Rodney King!” is?

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James Joyner is a Security Studies professor at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.

REGIME CHANGED?

The Observer reports that the US is ready to install an interim government in Iraq as early as Tuesday. (Hat tip: Drudge Report)

FILED UNDER: Iraq War
James Joyner
About James Joyner
James Joyner is a Security Studies professor at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.