Saturday, September 15, 2007

Poor Reasoning to Stay in Iraq

Reason Magazine lives up to it's name:
Whatever its merits as a cost-minimizing tactic in retailing, "you break it, you own it" isn't bad as a cautionary principle in foreign affairs. But as a plan for what to do after you've ignored the warning, it's worse than useless. As Gen. David Petraeus' recent congressional testimony confirmed, the reason not to go in has become the rationale for staying indefinitely.

Read the entire, short piece.

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