With 4500 American servicemen killed in Iraq and 32,000 wounded, we are still paying the price for the war in returning servicemen with post traumatic stress disorder. Author Roxana Robinson, in her latest novel Sparta, writes of a Marine veteran, who can’t relate to the society for which he fought so bravely. She tells Jim that the price of the war in human terms is incalculable.
The CFR President, who advised both Presidents Bush, tells Zirin about his fascinating new memoir “War of Necessity, War of Choice: A Memoir of Two Iraq Wars,” and how his alarms in 2003 fell on deaf ears.
Are we doomed to repeat the mistakes of the past? The NET might have prevented the tragic mistakes Woodrow Wilson made in WWI’s flawed peace settlements–and might even have changed the course of history in Iraq. David Andelman, Author of “A Shattered Peace” spins his insights with host Jim Zirin, Sidley, Austin LLP. 12/23/07
I will go to my grave “not knowing the answer” as to why we went to war in Iraq, says the former Bush administration insider. President of Council on Foreign Relations Haass explains how the Internet can rationalize US foreign policy.
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