"Mr. Galbraith, a former American ambassador and an influential voice on Iraq, also came under scrutiny recently for his stake in an oil field in the Kurdish region of Iraq."
Find this quote (which raises the hairs on my back) here
There's a lot of debate with plenty of unknowns in the article and the comments. Yet the questions raised surely are important enough to raise the question: Why the surge? and to hope historians worldwide bring their understanding and enlightenment to bear on these claims.
Go to the end of article to find all 65 or more unusually provocative comments.
Here are some more questions along the same line at one of the best independent sources of Op Ed, history and more here