crunches the numbers and isn't wild about the 'surge' under discussion. A lot of others are not thrilled
as well. ... A look at Gen. David H. Petraeus
, the new commander in Iraq. ... The administration made the final decision
to hand over Saddam to his executioners. It was a somewhat tough call. Respecting Iraq's sovereingty etc. But they overrode military commanders' concerns that it could turn into a propaganda boondoggle -- which is what happened. Typical. ...