"Our course in Iraq has lost contact with our vital national security interests in the Middle East and beyond. Our continuing absorption with military activities in Iraq is limiting our diplomatic assertiveness there and elsewhere in the world."
"The window during which we can continue to employ American troops in Iraqi neighborhoods without damaging our military strength, or our ability to respond to other national security priorities, is closing. The United States military remains the strongest fighting force in the world, but we have to be mindful that it is not indestructible."
Tuesday, June 26, 2007
Lugar jumps ship
Another Republican wakes up to sanity. This one must hurt, since he is very, very respected.