Difference between revisions of "Bush's Iraq Legacy"

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|quote="In Iraq, American policies have steadily undermined the Iraqi people's confidence that the United States has either the will or capacity to provide them the security they need and deserve. So they have turned to their own sectarian armed groups for the protection the Bush administration has failed to provide. That, and not historical inevitability or the alleged failings of the Iraqi people, is what has brought Iraq closer to civil war."
 
|quote="In Iraq, American policies have steadily undermined the Iraqi people's confidence that the United States has either the will or capacity to provide them the security they need and deserve. So they have turned to their own sectarian armed groups for the protection the Bush administration has failed to provide. That, and not historical inevitability or the alleged failings of the Iraqi people, is what has brought Iraq closer to civil war."
 
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{{opinion|Post-invasion Iraq|United States should increase troop levels|for}}
 
{{opinion|Post-invasion Iraq|United States should increase troop levels|for}}
 
{{opinion|Post-invasion Iraq|Coalition troops should pull out|against}}
 
{{opinion|Post-invasion Iraq|Coalition troops should pull out|against}}

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Author(s) Robert Kagan
Source The Weekly Standard
Date November 13, 2006
URL http://weeklystandard.com/Content/Public/Articles/000/000/012/935lhpfm.asp
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Quotes-start.png "In Iraq, American policies have steadily undermined the Iraqi people's confidence that the United States has either the will or capacity to provide them the security they need and deserve. So they have turned to their own sectarian armed groups for the protection the Bush administration has failed to provide. That, and not historical inevitability or the alleged failings of the Iraqi people, is what has brought Iraq closer to civil war." Quotes-end.png


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This item argues for the position United States should increase troop levels on the topic Post-invasion Iraq.


This item argues against the position Coalition troops should pull out on the topic Post-invasion Iraq.