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False-Dawn Factor

The “false dawn factor” seems to be significant. Been hearing about it all

day on the TV reports. Iraqis saying: “We’d like to help you, but are you

really going to see it through? We know people who helped you last time,

and we know what happened to them.” Yet another case for not leaving wars

unfinished. And against giving in to “international pressure” for a

premature ceasefire. Let’s finish it.

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