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Today’s quote: How to think about Iraq

From David Morris, a former Marine officer and author of a great book on PTS:

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From David Morris, a former Marine officer and author of a great book on PTS: “The war in Iraq was nothing if not a dirty swindle, and it remains for America to prove to its veterans that it has learned anything from their martyrdom.”

In other news, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter defenestrated his military aide, Lt. Gen. Ron Lewis, over allegations that Lewis was getting his honey where he gets his money.

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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. @tomricks1

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