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The Hard Lessons of Iraq

Making Sense

Nearly 5,000 of our fine men and women died in Iraq.
Who’s going to explain Iraq to their loved ones now?
Who’s going to explain why, if it was so important that we had to go to Iraq in 2003, we just walked away?
Iraq is back in our living rooms every night. Only this time, it’s not a prime-time miniseries about how American military superiority topples the bad guy and democratizes a brutal dictatorship.
This time it’s about a war with another bad ending for the United States - another Vietnam.
We’re watching the ...


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