The moral high ground has been abandoned by the Bush administration and everyone has noticed. It’s pretty sad what 8 years with him as President has done to our country.
He’s starting to believe his own hype…
That’s not good news. Not sure what conventional threat will arrive that requires a massive ground force, but I guess the idea is that we should have something ready to go in case we get attacked somewhere.
Potentially good news in Iraq.
When you sit around imagining the good that America could do in Afghanistan (and I had high hopes in 2002 that we could’ve brought Afghanistan forward a few decades), these are the kind of programs you imagine. Sadly, the Bush … Continued
Via Kevin Drum, we find this posting by a college professor: I have now received three (3) student papers that discuss Iraq’s attack on the Twin Towers on 9/11. All three papers mention it as an aside to another point. … Continued
I don’t have time to do this justice, so consider this an extended “wire” post. Basically, violence is trending downward, but it’s unclear whether this is a result of U.S. strategy or other events on the ground, namely ethnic cleansing … Continued
This is the RiverBendBlog, which is pretty well known (Iraqi girl/woman writing about her life). I cried that night because for the first time in a long time, so far away from home, I felt the unity that had been … Continued
Talking about the refuge crisis in Iraq.
The question is whether these people have any explanation for their continued inaction. Atrios has rounded up the quotes, you can read the various statements about how important September was for our Iraq policy.