Fiasco in Iraq

Thursday, August 23, 2007

Fiasco leaves no doubt as to how Washington Post military reporter, Thomas Ricks, feels about the war in Iraq. Released a year ago, the book’s damning history of the war was a force in transforming the public perception of US involvement in Iraq. Fiasco has just been released in paperback and it includes a new postscript looking back on the past year.

Fiasco is available for purchase at


Thomas Ricks

Comments [2]

Taher from Croton on Hudson, NY

Neither military tactics nor garbage propaganda can change the face Of this war. A neo- colonial occupation.
The resistance will continue until America leaves Iraq.

Aug. 23 2007 01:44 PM
Trevor from LIC

I, for one, think that reinstituting a draft might not be all that unreasonable. At least that way, we will have a populace that thinks twice before it votes for jingoistic aristocrats and may actually become civically involved in their government. Instead, we have apathetic fixations on drug-addled celebutantes and could care less about the loss of innocent Iraqi life and sending off working-class troops to their deaths.

Bring back the draft, and the war will stop overnight.

Aug. 23 2007 01:37 PM

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