現在のアメリカのイラクでの対反乱軍戦略の立案者の一人としてこのブログでも何度か名前を挙げられているデイビッド・キルカレン。今回は不意の失言で記事にされた模様。昨日の London Daily Telegraph から。

War In Iraq Was 'Stupid', Says US Military Adviser

A senior military adviser to Condoleezza Rice has described the decision to invade Iraq as "------- stupid".

Lt Col David Kilcullen, an Australian who advises the US Secretary of State, made the remarks in an interview about a new handbook he has written on counter-insurgency ...

He told the Washington Independent website: "The biggest stupid idea was to invade Iraq in the first place." He then added the expletive for emphasis.