Petraeus won't call it a success. Bush has backed away from the terms "victory" and "win".
Obama is telling the Iraqis that a status of arms agreement negotiated by Bush won't be worth the paper it is written on if Obama wins. I don't see anything very insightful in what you two are saying. Do you think that Obama should lie and say things are rosy? That's what Bush and McCain have been doing for seven years. Look where that has gotten us.
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