A reader writes: Oh Andrew, come on. Can we have a reasoned debate about the long-term military presence in Iraq without having to wade into Chomsky-level rhetoric about the "expansion of American empire." The U.S. is a democracy negotiating with...
The real question in Iraq right now is not the pace and level of withdrawal under either successor to George W. Bush; it's the nature of the US presence going forward. A temporary presence to help Iraq move past the... Read Post
A reader writes: You wrote: We invaded to liberate, not to control. Yet, we wanted Iraq to be a part of our sphere of influence in the Middle East, an outcome that could only happen if we had a compliant... Read Post