2 Responses to Non-end of Iraq War. ‘This is not a withdrawal, this is an act on a stage’

  1. Pat H Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 7:45 pm #

    Charlie Pierce is (as always)worth reading–his post on this is titled “The Unpaid Bills of the Iraq War

    “On Wednesday, the president said that the Iraq War belongs to history. This, of course, is true. So, for that matter, does whatever he had for breakfast that morning. But history is not just all the stuff that happened in the past. It’s why all that stuff happened in the past. It’s who made all that stuff happen in the past. Until that accounting takes place, the war does not belong to history.”

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    • Bob Morris Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 8:53 pm #

      And it’s not over. We still have thousands of mercenaries there.