"Chaos Overran Iraq Plan in '06, Bush Team Says":
Today's New York Times has this fascinating piece about how the Bush Administration's Iraq policy worked — or, as the case may be, didn't work — in the last year or so. From the conclusion:
Mr. Bush still insists on talking about victory, even if his own advisers differ about how to define it. "It’s a word the American people understand," he told members of the Iraq Study Group who came to see him at the White House in November, according to two commission members who attended. "And if I start to change it, it will look like I’m beginning to change my policy."