Day: July 2, 2014

Iraq: A Tragedy Unfolds

What’s transpiring in Iraq is horrendous. No matter what one’s position on whether we should have gotten involved there, current events should leave everyone uneasy. The stability that seemed to have been achieved in the later Bush years has now crumbled. I’m caught between two points of view myself on our Iraqi involvement. Saddam Hussein was a destabilizing influence throughout the Middle East, his regime was rewarding suicide bombers, and he was beginning to welcome Al Qaeda elements into the… Read more »