Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Iraq victory

More commentary on the subject. Looks like the idea is being picked up on all over.

From Tom Blankley at The Washington Times - Victory in Iraq
  • It has become obligatory for both pro- and antiwar commentators to never mention the possibility of victory in Iraq. The most that antiwar people will admit is that the surge has gained a temporary military advantage in a war that cannot be won militarily. The most pro-war commentators will claim is that they see the possibility of "success" perhaps, maybe, someday, somehow.

From Rich Lowry at National Review Online - Quiet Victory
  • Forget the briefings from generals, the intelligence evaluations and the Pentagon status reports. There is a handy indicator for whether the war in Iraq is going well — its relative absence from the front pages.

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