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The trouble with Harry Reid …

... is that he might be right about Iraq. The trouble with the debate about the war is that it's gotten sidetracked on whether it was appropriate or wise for the Senate majority leader to have said:

"And as long as we follow the President's path in Iraq, the war is lost."

Here's the opening of a scathing critique of military leadership authored by Army Lt. Col. Paul Yingling in the Armed Forces Journal:

"For the second time in a generation, the United States faces the prospect of defeat at the hands of an insurgency."

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