So last night President Bush took responsibility for many of the problems in Iraq, said that he told the Iraq government that US support is not open ended, and that we would send 21,000 new troops for a surge.
In return, more police stations will be built in neighborhoods that have high levels of insurgency so an Iraqi military presents will remain once the US moves on to clear the other neighborhoods, no neighborhood is “Off Limits” to the US or Iraqi troops, and anyone caught aiding any insurgency will be arrested. They just arrested a group of Iranian’s in the Northern Section of Iraq yesterday.
What are your thoughts on this new direction? (Here is the Transcript)