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Everything Neocon Is New Again In Iraq

US Politics / Liberal : Alan Colmes' Liberaland

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few weeks since sectarian violence began anew in Iraq, you’d have missed all the neocon stars of the Bush Administration reemerging on the pundit circuit.  The people who got absol...

The Neocon Legacy

US Politics / Liberal : The Mahablog

David Atkins, The Brutal Neoconservative Legacy in Iraq, pretty much says the same stuff I wrote here. Very basically, Atkins points out that the neocons have continued to justify the invasion of Iraq by claiming that getting rid of...

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US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars

Oh noes, the neocons just lost their patron saint of Iraq. General David Patraeus, who was the top commander in Iraq and at one time was a possible Republican presidential candidate for neocons and conservatives alike just threw col...

Allawi: ‘Keeping Americans In Iraq Longer Isn’t The Answer To The Problems Of Iraq’

US Politics / Liberal : ThinkProgress: Justice

The neocons and war hawks that helped get the United States into war in Iraq do not want American troops to leave. That’s the message pro-Iraq war members of Congress and the neocon groups such as the Foreign Policy Initiative (a.k....

Open thread for night owls: When will the media stop asking neocons what to do in Iraq?

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Katrina Vanden Heuvel How Many Times Do the Neocons Get to Be Wrong Before We Stop Asking Them What to Do in Iraq? Can someone explain to me why the media still solicit advice about the crisis in Iraq from Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.)...


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