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TWO STEPS FORWARD, ONE STEP BACK

Arthur Chrenkoff posts encouraging news from an Iraqi opinion poll, but Michael Rubin’s dispatch from Baghdad suggests American diplomats are being less than diplomatic:

Iraqis take great pride in their sovereignty. The White House does too. Unfortunately, no one has yet told the American embassy.

Oh, and back on the polemical front, Efraim Karsh, long-time denizen of Commentary, gives Juan Cole a mauling in the New Republic.
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