<!-- Begin meta tags generated by ORblogs --> </meta name="keywords" content="progressive, liberal, politics, government, edit, language, grammar, accuracy, honesty, clarity, world, news, media" /> </> <!-- End meta tags generated by ORblogs -->> Editor at Large: Why we shouldn't send more troops to Iraq

Monday, December 18, 2006

Why we shouldn't send more troops to Iraq

In an article titled "Surging to Defeat in Iraq," W. Patrick Lang and Ray McGovern present the most convincing arguments yet as to why we shouldn't send more troops to Iraq. And the authors aren't armchair generals, pundits, or editorial writers with a liberal agenda: Lang is a retired Army colonel who served with Special Forces in Vietnam, as an instructor at West Point, and as Defense Intelligence Officer for the Middle East. McGovern was an Army infantry/intelligence officer and spent 27 years as a CIA analyst. Both are members of an organization called Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS).

They know what they're talking about, and we all need to listen:

http://www.tompaine.com/articles/2006/12/18/surging_to_defeat_in_iraq.php

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