SOURCE: War on the Rocks
by Joseph Stieb
National security historian Joseph Stieb reviews journalist Robert Draper's account of the drive to war against Iraq in 2003, concluding that Draper explains how the principals built a case for war out of selectively embroidered intelligence, but not why war appeared as a positive option or much of the American political establishment got on board.
by Karen J. Greenberg
A crucial part of the history of the neoconservative invasion of Iraq and the use of torture in the War on Terror is the utter lack of accountability or consequence for the people who made those decisions.
by Juan Cole
The dream of the neoconservatives during the Bush administration -- an American flag in Tehran -- looks to be just that: a dream.
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