“I would argue that for the first time we have — by accident — the sort of balanced policy trio that had we had it in place four years go might have spared us the mess of today. It’s the Pelosi-Petraeus-Bush troika.”
Finally! Maybe this thing can be salvaged, maybe in the next six months or so.
Friedman, Thomas L. 2007. “The Troika and the Surge.” The New York Times. March 21: A21.