Sometimes the noble cause of spreading freedom in the Middle East can help us find allies in the most unexpected of places.
UPDATE: The Washington Post today has a good article on the Bush administration's belated and tentative diplomatic efforts, with the 'axis of uh-oh' titled Second Life for Study Group. Iraq Woes Lead To Reappraisal.
The administration is sort of being slowly compelled to adopt the bipartisan consensus that the Iraq Study Group presented them in December. "The trouble," said James F. Dobbins, a Rand Corp. analyst and former U.S. diplomat, "is that by coming around so late, the White House may have missed the last opportunity to rally Congress to support staying in Iraq under more limited circumstances -- rather than simply pulling out again."
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