Archive for the ‘President Bush’ category

Influential Republican Senator Calls for Troop Pullouts

August 24, 2007

As reported in this morning’s WaPo, Sen. John W. Warner called on President Bush to begin withdrawing troops from Iraq in time for Christmas. The senator’s declaration came as a new intelligence report concluded that political leaders in Iraq are “unable to govern effectively.”



Vietnam-Era Study Comments On The Effects of Bombing Villages

August 23, 2007

I’m reading a study by the RAND corporation that was done during the Vietnam War, entitled “Viet Cong Motivation and Morale 1964.” I found the following to be particularly interesting, and perhaps relevant to the Bush administration’s current adventures in the Middle East.