The not exactly surprising conclusion of the newly released National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq: "Iraqi political leaders remain unable to govern effectively," and the current Iraqi government -- that thing we're supposed to be supporting with the "surge" -- will become even more precarious over the next year.
New NIE on Iraq: The prognosis is grim
U.S. intelligence agencies predict the Iraqi government will grow weaker over the next six to 12 months.
August 23, 2007 7:49PM (UTC)
Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.MORE FROM Tim Grieve