First the purge, then the surge, now the urge - to withdraw. By the next anniversary of the Iraq war we will see the retreat. It won’t be called that, more likely it will be termed the ‘’handover after victory’’. Vietnam was the Bright, Shining Lie, Iraq is the Dark, Sordid Truth.
The war is lost and the signposts to retreat are clearly visible.
The recent enthusiasm for mobile music downloads is misplaced. Although in many countries you can already receive an entire song over a mobile network and store it on your phone, the service is not yet ready for large-scale commercial uptake, says Dario Betti.