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You Heard It Here First

Sorry, can’t resist: Me, a day or two ago: “Now the administration is being driven by events, and making up war aims as it goes along. Jihadis, and squabbling Iraqi politicians, are essentially calling the shots….”

News story here:

“‘We do not want to be surprised by a withdrawal that is not in connection with our Iraqi timing,’ he [the Iraqi provisional Prime Minister] said.”

John Derbyshire — Mr. Derbyshire is a former contributing editor of National Review.

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