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Iraq and the Theory of Relativity

You can't tell the enemy in Iraq anymore without a scorecard.

When the United States invaded Iraq five years ago, the enemy was Saddam Hussein and his Baathists. When Gen. David H. Petraeus and Ryan C. Crocker, respectively the U.S. commander and the ambassador to Iraq, came to testify to Congress last year, the enemy was al-Qaeda in Iraq. Yesterday, Petraeus and Crocker returned to Congress to report that the enemy had changed once again.

We are now fighting Iran-backed "special groups" in Iraq...


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By Dana Milbank  | April 9, 2008; 8:05 AM ET
Categories:  Iraq  
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