Legacy of the Iraq War…

Andrew Bacevich:

The U.S. withdrawal from Iraq marks the end of American supremacy – The Washington Post

The beliefs to which the end of the Cold War gave rise — liberal democracy triumphant, globalization as the next big thing and American dominion affirmed by a new way of war — have all come to rest in that unmarked grave reserved for failed ideas. Those who promoted and persisted in the Iraq war wielded the shovel that helped dig the hole. This defines their legacy.

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  1. We shall see, the British retreat from the Mesopotamian campaign, that began under Liberal leadership in 1914, and ended around 1925, under the Tories, did have some negative consequences; re the Ikwan, that then Capt. Bagott Glubb had to deal with,

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