The reason it’s so important to stay enraged about Iraq is because it’s never been addressed or rectified in any real way whatsoever. All the corrupt mechanisms which led to the invasion are still in place and its consequences remain. It isn’t something that happened in the past.
Pope Francis was absolutely right that peace is more powerful than war — but military confrontation is popular and profitable.
The only way to end America’s aspiration to control the entire world is to end NATO, because NATO was built upon that evil aspiration, Eric Zuesse writes.
Now, if you prioritize Vietnam and Iraq over the war against Nazi Germany, you’ll come face-to-face with a very different set of lessons. Here are four that the Biden administration might do well to contemplate.