February 15, 2013

Iraq War's Real Victims? Leftist Narcissists

Alex Massie, The Spectator

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The narcissistic left may prefer the rule of the mob but, on the whole and albeit with occasional misgivings, I would rather entrust these matters to parliament.

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February 10, 2013
To Fix Syria, Learn from Iraq
Thomas Friedman, New York Times
Can there really be such a policy between George W. Bush’s “all-in” approach to transforming Iraq and Barack Obama’s “you-touch-it-you-own-it-so-don’t-even-touch-it” approach to Syria?... more ››
February 15, 2013
The Hawks Were Wrong: Iraq Is Worse Off
Mehdi Hasan, New Statesman
The greatest weapon of mass destruction turned out to be the invasion itself. Over the past ten years, Iraqis have witnessed the physical, social and economic destruction of their country – the aerial demolition of schools,... more ››
February 4, 2013
Now We Know: Bush Didn't Lie About WMD
Stephen L. Carter, Bloomberg
Remember the debate about Iraq and weapons of mass destruction? It’s back for an encore, thanks to Senator Richard Durbin of Illinois, who remarked at a hearing recently that whatever went wrong in the Obama administration’s... more ››
Ten years on, the judgment of those who took to the streets against the rush to war only looks wiser. more ››
February 13, 2013
Obama Clueless in Iraq
Omar Sirri, The World Today
It is more than a year since the last American troops withdrew from Iraq. So where does that leave the US-Iraqi relationship today? Given the high cost, some $820 billion, and the number of US military casualties, 4,488 dead... more ››