CNN reports on the NIE...
The NIE says it's a civil war, but Mr. Stephen Hadley refuses to call it a civil war.
HADLEY: The intelligence — because it’s not an adequate description of the situation we find ourselves, as the intelligence community says. The intelligence community judges the term civil war does not adequately capture the complexities of the conflict in Iraq.
Oh yea, that's because they say the term "civil war" doesn't encompass the full picture in Iraq. Get that one? It's much worse. Now they're telling us there's some Shia on Shia action thrown in as well. What a clusterf*&k. Anyone with a brain already knows what's contained in this report. And let us not forget:
..even if violence is diminished, given the current winner-take-all attitude and sectarian animosities infecting the political scene, Iraqi leaders will be hard pressed to achieve sustained political reconciliation in the time frame of this Estimate.
This is news only to those people who have been in deep comas since 2002 and have just awoken. As some of us fortunate enough to have been conscious for extended periods during this same time have been painfully aware (although whether this is in fact "fortunate," I leave as an exercise for the reader), many people predicted all the disasters that have befallen us in Iraq before this insane and criminal enterprise began.
Fear not everyone, Bill O'Reilly says. It's all Iran's fault. It's nice to see his report includes no facts to back up his claims. Say it with me now---Propaganda, propaganda, propaganda,.,