|His problem is not Cindy Sheehan and her heroic stand but the facts on the ground in Iraq and an administration in disarray over what to do. It 's becoming clear this is not a winnable war. The insurgency is not in its last throes, as the vice president claimed some months ago. It 's getting stronger, and the notion that an Iraqi Army can take over any time soon is pure fantasy. "We 're training up the civil-war factions of tomorrow, " says an aide on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
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