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Tom dwells on the mistakes he and others have made thinking about the war in Iraq

It is all here, in technicolor. I am still haunted by that phrase, "hard to imagine." It wasn’t just Paul Wolfowitz who came up short. As I note in this interview, I once thought keeping a residual military force in Iraq was a good idea.  

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It is all here, in technicolor. I am still haunted by that phrase, "hard to imagine." It wasn’t just Paul Wolfowitz who came up short. As I note in this interview, I once thought keeping a residual military force in Iraq was a good idea.

 

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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