Letters: Apr. 5, 2004

Looking for a Way Out

"What happens in Iraq has the potential to be either a wonderful victory for democracy or a blight on America's foreign policy record." SARAH J. LIPPITT Alexandria, Va.

After a year of U.S. occupation, Iraq has been labeled a quagmire and the Bush Administration admonished for not having an exit strategy [March 15]. But great progress has taken place in Iraq. There is a provisional constitution, signed and in place; election plans are being made; and a war-crimes tribunal is formed. Those are huge steps. If the U.S. has the wisdom to stay the course, Iraq...

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