Friday, June 08, 2007

The Man for the Job

As the president's point man on Iraq, [Lt. Gen. Douglas] Lute would be charged with helping to ensure that Iraqis can achieve those goals. But he expressed doubt about whether the Iraqis have the ability to change and whether the United States has the ability to force them to do so. "I have reservations about just how much leverage we can apply on a system that is not very capable right now," he said.

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