can anyone work out what this idiot...

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    .... acknowledged today that the United States failed to predict the strength of the insurgency in Iraq, but he defended the size of the US force deployed to stabilise the country.

    Asked in an interview with Fox News television the major mistakes of the war, he cited the failure to find weapons of mass destruction and "the fact of, was it possible to better estimate the insurgency?"

    "If you're asking, 'Was there any kind of understanding or agreement that there would likely be a long insurgency afterwards?', I don't believe ... if you dropped a thumbline through all that intelligence, that anyone would say that," he said.

    Can you even guess who the speaker is?
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