October 11, 2007
“The mission in Iraq may be on the way to being accomplished…” So says Bartle Bull in Prospect magazine (HT).
Maybe we should start thinking of the first declaration of “mission accomplished” (May 1, 2003, pictured above) as a sort of D-Day, and the imminent(?) “mission accomplished” as a sort of V-E Day (that’s also a common analogy used to describe the “already/not yet” dynamic of the times between Christ’s first and second coming.)
See also, “Democracy in Iraq.” Continue Reading...