Iraq 101

Thu Mar. 1, 2007 4:00 AM EST
Iraq 101: The Iraq Effect

Iraq 101: The Iraq Effect

All right, no more excuses, people. After four years in Iraq, it’s time to get serious. We’ve spent too long goofing off, waiting to be saved by the bell, praying that we won’t get asked a stumper like, “What’s the difference between a Sunni and a Shiite?” Okay, even the head of the House intelligence committee doesn’t know that one. All the more reason to start boning up on what we—and our leaders—should have learned back before they signed us up for this crash course in Middle Eastern geopolitics. And while we’re at it, let’s do the math on what the war really costs in blood and dollars. It’s time for our own Iraq study group. Yes, there will be a test, and we can’t afford to fail.



Iraq 101: The Iraq Effect


 

Advertise on MotherJones.com

Get Mother Jones by Email - Free. Like what you're reading? Get the best of MoJo three times a week.