As an Iraq veteran, I find it almost laughable that these two in particular are yet again advocating a military adventure in which they’ll share none of the costs.
Neocons Getting The Band Back Together
June 17, 2014

Via Liberaland:

As predictably as the sun rising in the East, the two foremost proponents of ousting Saddam, William Kristol and Frederick Kagan, are calling in The Weekly Standard for President Obama to “act boldly and decisively” by returning American ground troops to Iraq — not simply the special operators who are essential for targeting airstrikes [whenever a president says "airstrikes but no ground troops" he means "airstrikes and some ground troops"], but “regular military forces.” The goal of such a return would be not only to stop ISIS, but to do so “without empowering Iran,” which is what they...

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