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Sunday, July 08, 2007

If Not Now, Then When?

No, it is not a Smiths song, would that it were. The Wa Post has a story today about the fact that the Bush administration has given up hope that the "benchmarks" will be met. Not just one of them, but all of them.
The Iraqi government is unlikely to meet any of the political and security goals or timelines President Bush set for it in January when he announced a major shift in U.S. policy, according to senior administration officials closely involved in the matter. As they prepare an interim report due next week, officials are marshaling alternative evidence of progress to persuade Congress to continue supporting the war.

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