A Realistic Take on the Iraq War

This is taking along historical perspective.  It would seem that we might have made things worse and consolidated the influence of Iran in the area. We are facing the same issue in Afghanistan.

…the Iraq war has unleashed a new wave of sectarian hatred and upset the Persian Gulf’s strategic balance, helping Iran consolidate its role as the dominant regional power.

via So, Who Won the War in Iraq? Iran – Council on Foreign Relations.

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International consultant in economic development programs and projects

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