The Week’s Most Interesting Reads
The new lie about Iraq. Jon Basil Utley recalls how the Bush administration made its deceptive case for war.
The real Iraq war debate’s lessons. Michael Cohen explains why the invasion was a terrible idea based on what was known at the time.
Time to sober up about the Iraq war. A.J. Delgado refutes the arguments of Iraq war dead-enders.
Why the Iraq war happened. James Fallows explains that the “WMD claims were the result of the need to find a case for the war, rather than the other way around.”
Iran, Israel, and the North Korea analogy. Paul Pillar compares the 1994 Agreed Framework with North Korea and the current nuclear negotiations with Iran.