Making the Surge Work - New York Times
Final paragraph: "We can’t turn back time. But if the disintegration of Iraqi society would be a political and humanitarian disaster, perhaps we should finally commit military resources, and create a political strategy, commensurate with the task of salvaging something."
Salvaging something? Now there is an impessive goal due south of U.S. culpability for the "disaster that is Iraq" to quote Ken Adelman.