Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Binocular Snapshot for 02/07/2012


LastDayWatchers look at the real results to the so-called "success of the surge"

"Americans have been frustrated by what they see as Iraqi obstructionism and are now largely confined to the embassy because of security concerns"

Unable to interact enough with ordinary Iraqis to justify the $6 billion annual price tag.


The swift realization among some top officials that the diplomatic buildup may have been ill advised represents a remarkable pivot for the State Department,


In that officials spent more than a year planning the expansion and that many of the thousands of additional personnel have only recently arrived


Americans have been frustrated by what they see as Iraqi obstructionism and are now largely confined to the embassy because of security concerns, unable to interact enough with ordinary Iraqis to justify the $6 billion annual price tag.


The swift realization among some top officials that the diplomatic buildup may have been ill advised represents a remarkable pivot for the State Department, in that officials spent more than a year planning the expansion and that many of the thousands of additional personnel have only recently arrived


At every turn, the Americans say, the Iraqi government has interfered with the activities of the diplomatic mission, one they grant that the Iraqis never asked for or agreed upon."

With 100% accuracy inside the May 15th Prophecy written at LastDayWatchers