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Thursday, October 30, 2003

The Vietnam Analogy Debate

Maureen Dowd says "Iraqification" won't work any better than Vietnamization did. Tom Friedman, by contrast, argues, "The people who mounted the attacks on the Red Cross are not the Iraqi Vietcong. They are the Iraqi Khmer Rouge." Glad we could clear that up.

Now could we stop wasting time on comparisons to Vietnam and whether they are valid and start discussing what the hell we're going to do about the problems in Iraq?