TITLE

Mourning After

AUTHOR(S)
Pollack, Kenneth
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;6/28/2004, Vol. 230 Issue 24, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Mentions a 2002 public debate between the author and Bill Galston, a University of Maryland professor, and how it relates to the Iraq War 2003. Idea that the United States started a reckless war and mishandled the occupation in Iraq; The author's rationale for war in Iraq; View that Saddam Hussein could have been deterred in regard to the issue of weapons of mass destruction; Question of why the author did not recognize the Bush administration would fail in Iraq; Assertion that Galston was right in his assessment; Discussion of why the U.S. tried to fight a war "on the cheap"; The role of Secretary of State Colin Powell in leading Iraq policy; Conflict felt by the author over the decision to invade Iraq.
ACCESSION #
13490104

 

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