A 'Surge' in Iraq?

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Author(s) The Washington Post editorial board
Source The Washington Post
Date January 7, 2007
URL http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/01/06/AR2007010601013.html
Quotes-start.png "The logic of the surge assumes that while U.S. soldiers ensured security, Iraq's Sunni, Shiite and Kurdish factions could be pressured into political accord. Yet given their recent behavior, it's hard to believe that the political leadership of any of Iraq's main factions is ready for compromise -- or will be during the limited window created by the surge." Quotes-end.png

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This item takes a mixed stance on the position United States should increase troop levels on the topic Post-invasion Iraq.