Strategic Errors of Monumental Proportions

Text of testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 18 January 2007 Good afternoon, Senator Biden, and members of the committee. It is a grave responsibility to testify before you today because the issue, the war in Iraq, is of such monumental importance. You have asked me to address primarily the military aspects of the … Continue reading “Strategic Errors of Monumental Proportions”

What’s Wrong With Cutting and Running?

If I were a journalist, I would list all the arguments that you hear against pulling U.S. troops out of Iraq, the horrible things that people say would happen, and then ask: Aren’t they happening already? Would a pullout really make things worse? Maybe it would make things better. Here are some of the arguments … Continue reading “What’s Wrong With Cutting and Running?”