When Was the Last Time You Visited Iraq?

Engelhardt, Tom
March 2010
Foreign Policy in Focus;3/26/2010, p3
A reprint of the article "When Was the Last Time You Visited Iraq?," by Tom Engelhardt, which appeared in the TomDispatch site, is presented. The author explains why sometimes being out of the situation itself has its advantages. He admits that despite writing about the U.S. military in Iraq, he never had first-hand experience of visiting the country. He is critical of the idea of a so-called global war on terror and a global war to deliver U.S. democracy to people in other countries.


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