Iraq's Summer Soldiers

Cavanaugh, Tim
January 2005
Reason;Jan2005, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p21
Focuses on a coalition of liberal militants who joined U.S. President George W. Bush in arguing for the Iraq war as a progressive intervention. Figures from the academia, politics and media who defended the forward strategy for freedom, a region building scheme embodied in the Iraq war; Comparison of the coalition's objective of war with that of the Bush administration; Criticism on the manner in which the administration waged the war and reconstruction by the coalition.


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