January 26, 2012

Haditha Verdict an Indictment of the U.S.

The National, The National

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War is a brutal business, an obvious point but one that cannot be overstated. Its execution demands strong and moral leadership to preserve any semblance of legitimacy. Sacrificing codes of conduct - for vengeance, expediency or both - is the surest way to turn a brutal trade into cold-blooded barbarism.

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January 23, 2012
The GOP's Iraq War Amnesia
Peter Beinart, The Daily Beast
Gingrich, Romney and Santorum pushed for the Iraq War. Now the media should make them explain what they’ve learned from being wrong and why we should trust their eagerness to bomb Iran. more ››
January 25, 2012
Iraq After America
Hoover Institution
What a difference two years make. Little more than two years ago, Iraq seemed headed on a sure path to stability. The U.S.-Iraqi “surge” that ended the spiral of sectarian violence in 2007-08 culminated in the Iraqi... more ››
January 23, 2012
Will Iraq Be an Iranian Satellite?
Guzansky & Lindenstrauss, J'lem Post
The question still remains whether Iraq will become an Iranian satellite state. more ››