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June 14, 2014 at 4:01 PM

Iraq: Wait, don’t do something stupid

“Don’t just stand there, do something stupid.” That seems to be the consensus advice of opinion makers to President Obama [“Obama sets high bar for US military action in Iraq,” Nation & World, June 13]. And, yes, the second comma is missing on purpose. Most of the actions suggested by these opinion-makers are indeed demonstrably stupid….


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September 5, 2013 at 7:32 AM

Brutality rises in Iraq

What have we gained? Mourners carry a coffin of a car bomb victim during the funeral in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, Iraq, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. The killings come amid a spike in deadly violence in recent months as insurgents try to capitalize on rising sectarian and ethnic tensions. The scale of the bloodshed…


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