"This is the most accurate and courageous - the authors are all non-commissioned officers - account of the war in Iraq that I've seen. It puts to shame - and shame is the appropriate word - all the Kristol, McCain, Lieberman, Pollack and O'Hanlon etc. etc. cheerleading of the past two months." -Joe Klein
"Two and a half years after Bush pledged in his second inaugural address to spread democracy around the world, the grand project has bogged down in a bureaucratic and geopolitical morass."