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It Takes a Genius

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The U.S. military can't find 190,000 weapons given willy-nilly to
Iraqi forces when security training was run by Gen. David Petraeus,
raising fears, as The Washington Post delicately puts it, that
the military genius who is now the top U.S. commander in Iraq has
armed the insurgents fighting U.S. troops.

Makes you wonder what else besides AK-47s, pistols, body armor and
helmets will have gone missing by September, when Petraeus is
scheduled to report to Congress about "progress" in Iraq.

Thousands of Iraqi civilians maybe? More U.S. troops killed and
wounded? Political sanity?