But – where Bush hails the supposed flowering of democracy and rejection of Islamic extremism – many foreign policy analysts see Bush’s continued delusions about the region and more false claims of success.
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Journalist/historian Gareth Porter says that even the supposed success of the Iraq troop “surge” is only the latest Washington “conventional wisdom” about Iraq that doesn’t square with reality.
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