Tagged war on iraq

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Blowing Out the Surge Protector

The Surge. It sounds so sexy. So overwhelming. So forceful. But, for an administration that ignored General Shinseki’s admonitions about troop requirements, it’s hard to figure what they figure will happen when they surge up to 50,000 troops into a war-torn, incessantly-bombed and now-failed state like Iraq. Or is it? Perhaps there is a logical answer…

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Iraq Study in Futility Group

It’s official: we are “losing” in Iraq. That’s right, Robert “Let’s not talk about Iran-Contra” Gates got fast-tracked into Rumsfeld’s job with only two Republicans dissenting (yeah, Republicans…no Democrats). Why? Mainly on the basis of his “candid assessment” that we are not winning in Iraq. Oh. My. God. Really? I can’t imagine what would cause…