October 13, 2004

Security Scholars Say Iraq War Most Misguided Policy Since Vietnam

The U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq has been the “most misguided” policy since the Vietnam War, according to an open letter signed by some 500 U.S. national-security specialists.

“I think it is telling that so many specialists on international relations, who rarely agree on anything, are unified in their position on the high costs that the U.S. is incurring from this war,” said Prof. Robert Keohane of Duke University in North Carolina.

Their critique mirrors an unprecedented statement released by 27 retired top-ranking Foreign Service and military officials last June, any of whom said they had voted for Bush in the 2000 election.
The 27, called Diplomats for Change, accused the administration of the country “into an ill-planned and costly war from which exist is uncertain and charged that the March 2003 invasion. Read the whole story

Posted by Crazy Eddie at October 13, 2004 12:00 AM