If we stay the course in Iraq for only two more years, it will be another shining Mecca of Freedom and Democracy, just like Afghanistan
Nearly four years after the defeat of the Taleban, efforts to rebuild Afghanistan face a real and worrying risk of failure?, the British Government has concluded. Terrorism remains an ever-present threat. Opium production is spreading. Large parts of the country's infrastructure are in tatters and United Nations targets for improving basic services such as education and water will not be met.
Move along, nothing to see here... Freedom's on the march.