June 19, 2003

Incorrigible Prognosticators Department Katrina vanden

Incorrigible Prognosticators Department

Katrina vanden Heuvel's is blogging about how the U.S. is "bogged" down in Iraq.

She writes:

"It's now two months since Baghdad fell, no WMD's have been found and US forces are bogged down in Iraq. American generals, happy to boast about the rapid defeat of Saddam's regime, now admit the war is far from over. The other night, General Barry McCaffrey predicted that US troops would be in Iraq for five years and warned that three divisions of the National Guard might be needed to reinforce Army divisions already deployed."

Note this is the same General McCaffrey who, back in March, was predicting 3,000 coalition casualties to take Baghdad.

Posted by Gregory at June 19, 2003 12:04 PM
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