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Iraq gives us another opportunity to confront our mistakes, and learn from them

Summary: The Iraq War begins a new phase, perhaps with US involvement. But we’ve not admitted, let along learned from, the massive institutional failures of the public policy machinery that produced it. Departments of Defense and State, the National Security Council, military, the President, NGOs, the press — all failed. Instead we focus on pretend …

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“Colonizing Iraq”, by Michael Schwartz

Excerpt for today:  “Colonizing Iraq — The Obama Doctrine?” By Michael Schwartz , posted at TomDispatch, 9 July 2009 Here’s how reporters Steven Lee Myers and Marc Santora of the New York Times described the highly touted American withdrawal from Iraq’s cities last week: “Much of the complicated work of dismantling and removing millions of dollars …

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