It's not at all clear that fragile Iraq is ready to stand on its own feet in a government we ruthlessly imposed. The Iraqi people are fearful of tomorrow. Here at home, we have a major recession to show for this costly seven-year war. The end in sight is bittersweet at best.
As we approach September 11th, it's worth reiterating that Iraq had nothing to do with the terrorist attacks. But the son parlayed the national grief and rage into a march to war, which he, along with his men, was probably planning to fight all along. The events of September 11, 2001 let slip the dogs of war. In March 2003, the second act of the tragedy unfolded, a family score settled with shattering consequences.you know what's not at all clear, jamie stiehm? why you titled your u.s. news & world reports article 'iraq war withdrawal: a bittersweet end'?
we can break it up into 2 words if that helps:
even the pentagon is not calling this a 'withdrawal' -- instead they call it a drawdown.
i really don't understand how you can write about the topic and have no clue to the terms.
it's not that difficult.
and the iraq war didn't end today.
any 1 who tells you otherwise is lying to you.
the iraq war continues.
and it's in part due to the fact that so many are willing to lie for an ongoing, illegal war.
let's close with c.i.'s 'Iraq snapshot:'