Chuck Hagel: Iraq Looking Like Vietnam

Sen. Hagel was on This Week and as Think Progress writes: Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) explains the problems with Bush’s policies in Iraq: "The re

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Sen. Hagel was on This Week and as Think Progress writes: Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) explains the problems with Bush’s policies in Iraq:

"The reason that I don’t think more troops is the answer now is we’re past that stage now because now we are locked into a bogged down problem, not unsimilar, dissimilar to where we were in Vietnam. The longer we stay, the more problems we’re going to have, the more occupying force dynamics flow into this, the more influence of the outside people, as well as the inside people are going to hurt this country."...read on"

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Hagel has been very outspoken about Iraq and has been battling Dick Cheney in recent months. It's always interesting when an actual war veteran debates the issues of war with a man who had the chance to serve and ran to the hills with as many deferments as he could get.


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