"On Topic" With Doug Krile

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Not Getting Support

It's really quite amazing.  The definite divide in Washington on the issue of sending more troops to Iraq.  And the dissenting voices are those who should be heard and respected.

Joint Chiefs Oppose Sending More Troops to Iraq

This can't be making President "I'm the Decider" Bush very happy today: The Bush administration is split over the idea of a surge in troops to Iraq, with White House officials aggressively promoting the concept over the unanimous disagreement of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, according to U.S. officials familiar with the intense debate. [...] ...[T]he Joint Chiefs think the White House, after a month of talks, still does not have a defined mission and is latching on to the surge idea in part because of limited alternatives, despite warnings [...]

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