A Responsible End?: The United States and the Iraqi Transition, 2005-2010
By Daniel Luban
WASHINGTON, Dec 20, 2010 (IPS) - Few in Washington want to talk much about Iraq these days.
Eager to avoid refighting the intense political battles over Iraq during the George W. Bush administration, both Democrats and Republicans seem to have tacitly agreed on a set of lowest-common-denominator premises: the initial decision to invade may have been questionable, but the 2007 surge worked, and Iraq is now on a slow-but-sure path to recovery.
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