Juan Cole: Why Bush's troop surge won't save IraqQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|What the recent publicity about the 'success' of the troop surge has ignored is this: The Bush administration has downplayed the collapsing political situation in Iraq by directing the public's attention to fluctuating numbers of civilians killed. But the far more important question is this: How much longer can Iraq limp along as a failing state before it really begins to collapse?|
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