Updated January 11, 2007This news archive records events surrounding the second War in Iraq, which has morphed from an event supported by an overwhelming majority of Americans to one opposed by a majority. Reverse chronological order.
January 200710 January
What A Difference Four Years Makes
As the nation waits -- not with particularly bated breath, since most of us oppose sending more troops into harm's way in Iraq -- for tonight's Presidential speech on Iraq, we should take a moment to reflect on the rhetoric coming from the White House four years ago, at the start of this extended military action ... as well as that of only seven months ago.
Bush Move Contrary To Iraq Study Group
It's almost midnight on the left coast, and I await yet-another-forecast-snowfall and ponder Wednesday's speech on Iraq. The blogs and media space are full of stories about the "surge" in troops. But I keep thinking of the Iraq Study Group Report, circa December 2006, page 30.