Best Defense

Iran now running the war in Iraq

I know some people say they are welcome to it. But it does seem a shame simply to have the U.S. play the middle parts of the job Iran began back in the 1980s.

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I know some people say they are welcome to it. But it does seem a shame simply to have the U.S. play the middle parts of the job Iran began back in the 1980s.

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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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