The July Surprise

Klein, Joe
July 2007
Time International (South Pacific Edition);7/23/2007, Issue 28, p16
The article focuses on U.S. President George W. Bush's policy on getting the troops out of Iraq. The author feels that President Bush is lying to the American public about what is going on in Iraq. The author mentions that even some members of Bush's own Republican party are siding with the Democrats on the issue to remove troops from Iraq by March 2008.


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