Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Links on anniversary of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Perspective on Operation Iraqi Freedom (table of sources);
Operation Iraqi Freedom FAQ (explanation of law and policy, fact basis);
A problem of definition in the Iraq controversy: Was the issue Saddam's regime or Iraq's demonstrable WMD? (historical context);
10 year anniversary of the start of Operation Iraqi Freedom: thoughts (retrospective survey);
Recommendation: How to talk about your Iraq vote (advice to Hillary Clinton).



Packet:
1. Explanation (link) of the law and policy, fact basis for Operation Iraqi Freedom.
2. Saddam: What We Now Know (link) by Jim Lacey* draws from the Iraq Survey Group (re WMD) and Iraqi Perspectives Project (re terrorism). * Dr. Lacey was a researcher and author for the Iraqi Perspectives Project (link).
3. Security Council Takes Action to End Iraq Sanctions, Terminate Oil-For-Food Programme as Members Recognize ‘Major Changes’ Since 1990 (link) by VP Joe Biden on behalf of the UN Security Council.
4. Withdrawal Symptoms: The Bungling of the Iraq Exit (link) by OIF senior advisor Rick Brennan.
5. How Obama Abandoned Democracy in Iraq (link) by OIF official and senior advisor Emma Sky.



Eric

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Blogger dc said...

where are you? you are urgently needed in NYC for family matter. -DC

3/26/2015 12:15 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Eric, in today's WSJ (April 4, 2015), Judith Miller has a retrospective on OIF titled "The Iraq War and Stubborn Myths." If you have time, it would be a good place for you to jump in.

>ROPWA from neo-neocon.com

4/04/2015 10:36 PM  
Anonymous ROPWA said...

Eric, today's vox.com may be of interest to you. Unfortunately, there is no comment section and no apparent way to contact the publisher for a rebuttal.

http://www.vox.com/2016/2/16/11022104/iraq-war-neoconservatives

2/17/2016 1:54 AM  

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