Bush admin extended Iraq war by ignoring Sunnis in 2004

By David Edwards
Friday, May 15, 2009 7:46 EDT
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A “Vanity Fair” article written by David Rose reports that the 2007 Sunni Awakening, during which vast numbers of anti-America Iraqis switched sides and began to support U.S. efforts, could have happened in 2004. In Still Bushed, Countdown’s Keith Olbermann ponders why former President Bush prolonged the war.

This video is from MSNBC’s Countdown, broadcast May 14, 2009.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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