Monday, August 13, 2007

The Surge Will Fail. You Don't Say

But they do, I don't think we needed the wisdom of a select committee to figure that one out.

LONDON, Aug 12: The US “surge” of troops in Iraq is likely to fail, a British parliamentary committee said as it delivered a critical report on London's foreign policy in the Middle East.

“It is too early to provide a definitive assessment of the US 'surge' but it does not look likely succeed,” the House of Commons Foreign Affairs committee said in a wide-ranging document. The Commons is Britain's lower parliamentary chamber........

The report comes as Prime Minister Gordon Brown, like his predecessor Tony Blair, faces pressure to withdraw British troops. more

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