The official story on Iraq, then and now

“As the political process advances, the insurgency will decline.”
U.S. government and military officials, 2003-2006.

“As the insurgency declines, the political process will advance.”
U.S. government and military officials, 2007.

Meanwhile one of the principal promoters of the blather of 2003-2006, the thoroughly political and bureaucratic general George Casey, has been promoted from his failed efforts as commander of the ground forces in Iraq to the exalted status of Army chief of staff, where he is now pursuing the ultimate object of the thoroughly political general: diversity. Allan Wall writes about it at Vdare.

Posted by Lawrence Auster at December 22, 2007 11:47 AM | Send

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