“A Surge of Confusion” by Center for American Progress:
July 24, 2008, 1:00am

In an interview on Tuesday, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) asserted that the 2007 troop surge in Iraq “began the Anbar awakening,” the process by which Sunni tribal leaders allied with U.S. force and turned against al Qaeda in Iraq. McCain also suggested that to disagree with his version of history “does a great disservice to young men and women who are serving and have sacrificed” in Iraq.

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