Another general speaks out

On Friday, Retired Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez called the Bush administration’s handling of the war incompetent and warned that the United States was “living a nightmare with no end in sight.” The New York Times reports that Sanchez is “the most senior in a string of retired generals to harshly criticize the administration’s conduct of the war.” More:

After more than fours years of fighting, America continues its desperate struggle in Iraq without any concerted effort to devise a strategy that will achieve victory in that war-torn country or in the greater conflict against extremism

He also said that the Bush Administration has failed to mobilize the entire United States government, other than the military, to contribute meaningfully to reconstructing and stabilizing Iraq.

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