David Ignatius: War returns to Iraq with vengeance
David Ignatius, Washington Post
Posted: Friday, August 30, 2013 12:00 am
What does the world look like when people begin to doubt the credibility of American power? Unfortunately, we’re finding that out in Syria and other nations where leaders have concluded they can defy a war- weary America without paying a price.
Using military power to maintain a nation’s credibility may sound like an antiquated idea, but it’s all too relevant in the real world we inhabit.
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