Take it away, Anthony Cordesman! (Hes one of those guys you just have to take seriously because of. . . the colossal magnitude of his errors of judgment, I guess?)
It was even more of a surprise to watch the Bush administration fail, from 2003 to 2006, to come to grips with creating effective counterinsurgency programs, focused aid and development efforts, political accommodation and effective Iraqi forces. As a Republican, I would never have believed that President Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld would waste so many opportunities and so much of Americas reputation. . .
(My emphasis, because: Boo-hoo, wah-wah!)
Heres an idea, you old poop: Why dont you turn off your computer, pledge never to write another word, and spend the rest of your life playing Sudoku? At least that way nobody will die because of what a dumbass you are.
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