Pentagon Rejected Bremer's Call for Troops
Pentagon officials acknowledged Monday that Paul Bremer, the senior U.S. official in Iraq during the first year of the war, told Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld in May 2004 that a far larger number of U.S. troops were needed to effectively fight the insurgency but his advice was rejected.
- Rich Lowry cites an unnamed Republican strategist at 2:12pm that Shadegg has a chance. Shadegg is way out there. I mean, he actually makes Barry Goldwater look liberal. Lowry don't know sheet. It's a great thing that such a nut is killing National Review so quickly. In separate news, I hear the New Republic's numbers have at least halved since Peretz took over.