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Entries by Tom Engelhardt from 03/2010

How to Fight a Better War (Next Time) Three Fixes for the American Way of War

| Posted 03.02.2010 | Politics

Iraq remains a mess from which the U.S. military seems increasingly uninterested in withdrawing fully and Afghanistan a disaster area, but it's never too soon to think about the next war.

Premature Withdrawal: Washington's Cult of Narcissism and Iraq

| Posted 03.10.2010 | Politics

Without the U.S. military on hand, we're told, the Iraqis will almost certainly deep-six democracy, while devolving into major civil violence. But the Iraqis did descend into a monumental bloodbath. It happened in our presence.

When Was the Last Time You Visited Iraq? Exporting American Democracy to the World

| Posted 03.25.2010 | World
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Sometimes being far away, not just from Iraq, but from Washington and all the cloistered thinking that goes with it, from the visibly claustrophobic world of American global policymaking, has its advantages.