By Pete Hegseth, an Iraq war veteran, in the Washington Post.
The arguments are
A deadline for withdrawal is an incentive for Iraqi political compromise
We can bring the war to a "responsible end" but still conduct counterterrorism operations.
We are "supporting the troops" by demanding an immediate withdrawal from Iraq.
Mr Hegseth deals with all three.
Don't miss Michael Yon's latest, which includes al-Queda policies on smoking (cut off two fingers), and
beatings for men who refused to grow beards, and corporal punishments for obscene sexual suggestiveness, defined by such “loose” behavior as carrying tomatoes and cucumbers in the same bag.
Why is the imagination of the Righteous always so lurid?
Yon even takes time out for bird photography; evidently, Iraq is especially rich in bird life and he wants to go back "after" to capture it digitally.