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|quote="The Maliki government could falter. But it need not, if we do not. Unfortunately, four years of setbacks have conditioned Americans to believe that any progress must be ephemeral. If the Democrats get their way and Gen. Petraeus is undermined in Congress, the progress may indeed prove short-lived. But it's time to stop thinking so hard about how to lose, and to think instead about how to reinforce and exploit the success we have begun to achieve."
 
|quote="The Maliki government could falter. But it need not, if we do not. Unfortunately, four years of setbacks have conditioned Americans to believe that any progress must be ephemeral. If the Democrats get their way and Gen. Petraeus is undermined in Congress, the progress may indeed prove short-lived. But it's time to stop thinking so hard about how to lose, and to think instead about how to reinforce and exploit the success we have begun to achieve."
 
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{{opinion|Post-invasion Iraq|Coalition troops should pull out|against}}
 
{{opinion|Post-invasion Iraq|Coalition troops should pull out|against}}

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Author(s) William Kristol
Source The Weekly Standard
Date March 23, 2007
URL http://weeklystandard.com/Content/Public/Articles/000/000/013/443halpk.asp
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Quotes-start.png "The Maliki government could falter. But it need not, if we do not. Unfortunately, four years of setbacks have conditioned Americans to believe that any progress must be ephemeral. If the Democrats get their way and Gen. Petraeus is undermined in Congress, the progress may indeed prove short-lived. But it's time to stop thinking so hard about how to lose, and to think instead about how to reinforce and exploit the success we have begun to achieve." Quotes-end.png


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This item argues against the position Coalition troops should pull out on the topic Post-invasion Iraq.