Bring Home the Brave?
Thanks to Michael Kinsley for engaging the myth that to question the validity of the Iraq war is to betray the troops in the field [March 5]. Equating support for soldiers with military escalation is insidious. True support would be to remove them from harm's way. But I take exception to your affirmation that the cause—to remove a dictator—was worthy. That's just as dishonest as saying we need to continue the war to support the troops. Is the civil war that we unleashed a noble cause? Or was the arrogant pretext of imposing Western values on...

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