January 20, 2001, apparently.
This Joshua Micah Marshall/Laura Rozen/Paul Glastris article from Washington Monthly is more Len Deighton than John le Carre. It would be funnier if we hadn’t gotten ourselves into a position where the mullahs in Teheran, by giving the appropriate wink to the Shi’a mullahs of Iraq, could put our troops, and whatever hope of success remains for the Iraqi venture, at profound risk.
No wonder Condi Rice is talking about walking if a second term happens. She clearly isn’t in anything resembling control.