From the Washington Post
The U.S. military is no longer able to defeat a bloody insurgency in western Iraq
The Marines recently filed an updated version of that assessment that stood by its conclusions and stated that, as of mid-November, the problems in troubled Anbar province have not improved, a senior U.S. intelligence official said yesterday. "The fundamental questions of lack of control, growth of the insurgency and criminality" remain the same, the official said.
Whew! We've sure made enough mistakes under this President to have to worry where the world is going. We're on the way to hell and the Bush foreign policy may be the hand basket that's carrying us.