Tag: Iraq

Won the War, Losing the Peace

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Passion for PeaceA great piece by Friedman as usual. The Rumsfeld doctrine of small-force, high-tech armies may be great for winning wars, but you need the Powell doctrine for winning the peace: a massive, overwhelming investment of soldiers, police and aid. We should be flooding Iraq with people and money right now. Start big and…

Office X Speaks Again

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Daily Kos: “A Lack of Character”. I have no idea who Officer X is, but, it sounds all too real to me. The way a big corporation would work. Hopefully, it will all work out in the end. Will be interesting to see who really controls the Iraq reconstruction/occupation in the administration. “Leaders misjudged Iraq”:http://www.helenair.com/articles/2003/03/30/montana/a08033003_03.txt….