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Misunderstanding the Surge

The New York Times wrongly judges the plan and the commanders who are executing it.

12:48 AM, Jun 5, 2007

The Annotated Iraq Study Group Recommendations

What makes sense, what made sense then but doesn't now, and what never made sense.

12:00 AM, Jun 2, 2007

The New Old Thing

The return of the Iraq Study Group.

Jun 11, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 37

Congress Gives In
On War Funding

Now can we fight the enemy?

Jun 4, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 36

Don't Abandon the Iraqis

The high stakes of the war.

May 28, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 35

Congress and Iraq

Democrats insist both that the Iraq war is lost and that setting timelines is the best way to achieve a political settlement. They're wrong on both counts.

3:20 PM, Apr 26, 2007

Friends, Enemies
and Spoilers

Two months in, the consequences of the surge.

Apr 30, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 31

Fighting to Win

Now is hardly the time to end our support and abandon our Iraqi allies.

Apr 23, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 30

Biden Gets It Wrong

We are not simply "squeezing the water balloon."

2:30 PM, Apr 12, 2007

Wrong on Timetables

The Democratic Congress doesn't understand what is going on in Iraq.

Apr 2, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 28

All We Are Saying . . .
Is Give Petraeus a Chance

Members of Congress should ask themselves, "What can we do to help Petraeus succeed?"

Jan 29, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 19

Numbers Games

How many troops are needed for the "surge"?

9:30 AM, Jan 17, 2007

The Right Type of "Surge"

Any troop increase must be large and lasting.

1:00 PM, Dec 27, 2006

Missing the Obvious

The Baker-Hamilton report has little to say about actually establishing security in Iraq.

6:00 AM, Dec 7, 2006

We Can Put More
Forces in Iraq . . .

Recently in The Weekly Standard:
. . . and they would make a difference.

Dec 4, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 12

Time for a Heavier Footprint

Recently in The Weekly Standard:
More American troops are needed to break the cycle of violence in Iraq.

Nov 27, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 11

Reality Check II

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Examining the consequences of "redeployment."

11:00 PM, Nov 14, 2006

No Third Way in Iraq

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'Redeployment' will not 'incentivize' the Iraqi military. It will lead to its collapse.

Nov 13, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 09

More Troops

The consensus for a larger Army is about as complete as it could be.

Oct 2, 2006, Vol. 12, No. 03

A Plan for Victory in Iraq

Defeat the insurgents militarily--here's how.

May 29, 2006, Vol. 11, No. 35

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