Saturday, May 10, 2008

Thomas Powers: on getting out of Iraq

Both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have committed themselves to withdrawing from Iraq. As this essay explains, the new president will find accepting the consequences of withdrawal will be very hard to do. He will discover that the war bequest of George Bush will be very hard to disown. Powers predicts that the candidates in 2012 are likely to be talking about the challenges of Afghanistan and Iraq.

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