By Bush's Own Standard, Surge Has Failed

Before Gen. David Petraeus' report, and to give it a context of optimism, the president visited Iraq's Anbar province to underscore the success of the surge in making some hitherto anarchic areas less so. More significant, however, was the fact that the president did not visit Baghdad. This underscored the fact that the surge has failed, as measured by the president's and Petraeus' standards of success. Full Story »

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by Gene Brown - Oct. 1, 2008

A fair observation by a conservative writer.

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