The Urge to Define Surge Success

This video at TPM prompted me to haul out one of my old DJ flyers.

(Yes, that’s from 2007.) Over at Kos, there are a couple of posts spelling out the conflicting accounts citing the recent GAO report and other sources on whether the surge has really succeeded or not. Even as the White House and McSame insist the surge has succeeded, the GAO report also implies there is no post-surge strategy. And all that aside — if we have succeeded, why can’t we leave?

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