After the Iraq Election
Now that the Iraq election is over, we Americans should say we have done all we can and get out [Jan. 31]. Iraq belongs to the Iraqis, and only they can rule their country. Our staying would give legitimacy to the claim that we are occupying their country. Let's leave Iraq before it becomes a quagmire for us.
Isabelle Chang
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, U.S.

Your cover photograph of private First Class Christopher Lujan put a haunting, human face on the war in Iraq. Lujan, with his innocent face, seemed out of place...

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