One question we must answer today is whether the forces we are confronting in Iraq are of sufficient organizational complexity to justify the name: guerilla army. I think we are starting to see that it is, at least in the Sunni triangle. Another question is whether Iraq is culturally ready for a secular democracy. The evidence is mounting that it is not ready — at least not across the whole of Iraq.
If the answers above are true, what are our options? [John Robb's Weblog]