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Casey on the way out?

Fascinating New York Times piece today on the administration’s Iraq deliberations. It suggests that Bush realizes Gen. Casey has championed a failed strategy and will (finally) act accordingly:

Over the past 12 months, as optimism collided with reality, Mr. Bush increasingly found himself uneasy with General Casey’s strategy. And now, as the image of Saddam Hussein at the gallows recedes, Mr. Bush seems all but certain not only to reverse the strategy that General Casey championed, but also to accelerate the general’s departure from Iraq, according to senior military officials.

Read the whole thing.


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