Iraq continues to deteriorate. The U.S. Military has concluded that its unable to defeat a bloody insurgency in western Iraq or counter al-Qaeda's rising popularity there. The UN Secretary General believes that the situation has almost deteriorated into civil war. Iraq's Parlement has decided to extend its state of emergency. Meanwhile, Hezballah has got into the act.
I guess the situation is obvious to everyone but Bush.
He's vowing to stay the course.