Friday, February 24, 2006


This analysis from the St. Petersburg Times is right on the money.

"'By the nature of our military operations, we have in a sense already lost the war,' said retired Lt. Gen. Robert Gard, a senior fellow at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.

'You misuse firepower and kill a bunch of civilians and they recruit more than you kill. That's why - despite the thousands of insurgents we claim to kill - the estimated strength has not gone down.'"

Emphasis added.

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