Game Plans for Gates

As the death toll climbs among both Iraqi civilians and allied soldiers, it's clear that the war in Iraq is broken, and Bob Gates is now in charge of fixing it

You proposed four possible options that the new U.S. Secretary of Defense, Bob Gates, could pursue in Iraq [Dec. 4], but none included getting that country's neighbors involved. This narrow-minded arrogance — the presumption that we have all the answers — is exactly how the U.S. got to this point. It is time for the Administration to get other countries involved in finding a solution...

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