Next Steps in Iraq

Kitfield, James
November 2006
National Journal;11/11/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 45, p86
The article suggests that Democrats will have to push for the end of the war in Iraq without getting pasted with the post-Vietnam label of being weak on national security. For Democrats swept into the majority by a wave of public dissatisfaction with the Iraq war, it is worth remembering that their predecessors tried all of those tactics and more during the Vietnam War. The result was vulnerability to being called weak on defense and the loss of presidential elections.


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