Hard to disagree with this sentence about the latest sectarian massacre in Iraq:

This kind of thing will continue for a while no matter what - it's just too easy to make bombs, and too hard to root out the people who do it, and once started it tends to feed on itself.

But we should continue to send too few US soldiers to police a civil war we cannot stop. I think that's the pro-surge argument. It's a remarkably weak one.

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