The Blame Game

November 2005
Foreign Policy;Nov/Dec2005, Issue 151, p44
The article looks at who or what is responsible for the getting the United States involved in the current situation in Iraq, where insurgent attacks are continuing and where U.S. and Iraqi troops are being killed at a higher rate than a year ago. According to the author, Iraq is no closer to stability even though the county has held national elections and drafted a new constitution. It is suggested that the United States may leave Iraq in worse shape than it was in before the invasion. The author reviews how Democrats who supported the war are blaming the use of intelligence by the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush for the current predicament. The Bush administration's views on the current state of affairs in Iraq are also discussed.


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