A reader writes:

I don't know if you award points for prescience on your blog, but in view of some of your recent links I thought I would re-send this message from January, when the surge was first being debated.

Here's his January 11 email:

The surge is 6 to 12 months.  In 6 to 12 months the partition of Baghdad will be complete.  At that point the sectarian strife will be reduced. The administration points this as a success, and then...

Well actually I don't know what they plan after that. I doubt they do either.

Still winging it, I think. Nowhere near as smart as Dish readers, are they?

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