Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Troop Escalation ‘More Of A Political Decision Than A Military One’

CNN reports “President Bush is expected to announce his new Iraq stra in an address to the nation early next week.” According to the BBC, “The speech will reveal a plan to send more US troops to Iraq.”

Last night on NBC News, Jim Miklaszewski reported that the new strategy will be announced next Tuesday, and that an administration official

Lovely. Talk about playing politics. I have little doubt that adding more troops is just going to lead to a worse situation with more dead. But we have the president's HONOR and political reputation at stake here! Never mind the dead people!