After four years, these bloody idiots have learned nothing. If they weren’t already war criminals, we’d be tempted to suggest they face impeachment for incompetence.
Gates considering next steps in Iraq
By ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press Writer Tue Feb 6, 11:41 AM ET
WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Robert Gates asserted Tuesday the increase in U.S. forces in Iraq is “not the last chance” to succeed and conceded he’s considering what steps to take if the buildup doesn’t work.
“I would be irresponsible if I weren’t thinking about what the alternatives might be,” Gates told the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Gates was grilled on the war as the full Senate remained stalled over Democratic leaders’ efforts to begin a debate over President Bush’s course for Iraq.
Gates did not say what other options he was considering if the addition of 21,500 troops fails to control the violence in Baghdad and western Anbar province, where the Sunni insurgency is based.
“We at this point are planning for success,” he said.
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