Carl Leubsdorf: Another tax deadline, and no reform in sight
Carl Leubsdorf, Dallas Morning News
Posted: Monday, January 13, 2014 12:00 am
Headlines reporting renewed military successes in Iraq by al-Qaida militants are an unpleasant reminder of just how difficult it is for outsiders to impose law and order on the warring factions of the Middle East.
The latest fighting in Fallujah, which was the scene of some of the bloodiest U.S. battles in Iraq, is also a timely warning against any substantial U.S. intervention in the brutal civil war in neighboring Syria or the maintenance of too large a residual force in Afghanistan.
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