Sunday, July 08, 2007

NYT on Iraq: Better Late Than Never?

By Robert Parry
July 8, 2007

In an extraordinary full-length editorial, the New York Times has called for an end to the U.S. military occupation of Iraq, a step that some anti-war Americans may praise as a turning-point while others will be left wondering why it took the nation’s leading newspaper more than four years – and scores of thousands of dead – to figure this out.

To its credit, the Times does acknowledge that its previous pro-occupation positions – favoring rebuilding what the U.S. invasion had destroyed and worrying about the dire consequences that might result from a U.S. withdrawal – were faulty.

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1 comment:

David said...

I no longer spend any money on the NY Times. I hope others are doing the same. Sometimes I read their free stuff, but I never purchase it. Why support war mongers?