Jack Murtha New Commander-in-Chief?

Dale Franks explains why Congressman Jack Murtha, despite his powerful position as chairman of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, is not, as Bob Novak suggests, “moving close to command over U.S. policy on Iraq.” Not by a long shot.

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.