Why Iraq Was Inevitable

Herman, Arthur
July 2008
Commentary;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 126 Issue 1, p28
An essay is presented discussing the decision by the U.S. to go to war with Iraq in 2003. The author believes that the military action taken by U.S. president George W. Bush had precursors in the policies of former president Bill Clinton, specifically in regard to the Iraq Liberation Act. The author argues that the Iraq War was inevitable since the Clinton administration was already planning for an invasion in 1999.


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