Iraq: One Year Later: Will We Ever Get Out Of Here?: Counting The Days

AS U.S. SOLDIERS IN IRAQ LONG FOR THE MOMENT THEY'LL COME HOME, BUSH AND KERRY BATTLE OVER WHEN TO FIGHT A WAR AND HOW TO WIN THE PEACE

When a country goes to war, the public rallies around the leader, in part because it is just too scary not to. You sleep better at night if you trust the guy keeping watch. That helps explain why George W. Bush was called unbeatable last May even after leading America through a war over which the country anguished. As the anniversary of the Iraq invasion nears, a majority of the American people still trust his leadership, and nearly 70% think the country is safer than it was before Sept. 11. And so John Kerry, as he emerges as the Democrats' presumptive...

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