New column on the Iraq Study Group:
I never had what you would call high hopes for the Iraq Study Group, but the report, now that it's in, is an almost physically sickening exercise in denial and evasion. The document itself comes in essentially two parts -- one is a review of the situation, the second a set of recommendations for moving forward. The first part is quite good. The second is a mess, a farrago of illogic that bears no real relationship to the analysis on which it was allegedly grounded.
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