Friday, August 20, 2010

Spinning the US Failure in Iraq

By Robert Parry
August 20, 2010

When I watched the last U.S. combat battalions leave Iraq on Wednesday night, I couldn’t help but recall the scene when the last Soviet troops departed Afghanistan on Feb. 15, 1989. In both cases, the two governments soft-pedaled the hard truth about the strategic defeats that the withdrawals represented.

Read on.


Big Em said...

Good analysis Bob - - this sounds SO much more plausible/credible than the 'conventional wisdom' that the Neo-cons are creating in the DC beltway... Keep up the good work!

Anonymous said...

"Destruction Accomplished"

"The Great Success of the Iraq War"....