Thursday, April 12, 2007

3 Generals Spurn the Position of War 'Czar'

"The very fundamental issue is, they don't know where the hell they're going," said retired Marine Gen. John J. "Jack" Sheehan, a former top NATO commander who was among those rejecting the job. Sheehan said he believes that Vice President Cheney and his hawkish allies remain more powerful within the administration than pragmatists looking for a way out of Iraq. "So rather than go over there, develop an ulcer and eventually leave, I said, 'No, thanks,' " he said.

Bush Seeks Overseer For Iraq, Afghanistan

Peter Baker and Thomas E. Ricks
Huffington Post
Wednesday, April 11, 2007

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