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Monday, January 08, 2007

The Escalation Debate

There's a lot of excellent writing today about the President's plans for a "Troop Surge" in Iraq.  It's getting far from universal support, to say the least.

‘Two or three years’

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), one of only a handful of congressional cheerleaders for a troop escalation in Iraq, repeated most of the predictable talking points during his appearance on Meet the Press yesterday, but Tim Russert, to his credit, asked the question I was anxious to hear: “If the surge doesn’t work, will Republicans senators [...]

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