Having a discussion will not change the disastrous consequences of Bush and company's crimes, bring back the three-quarters of a million dead Iraqi civilians or thousands of American soldiers, it may inform Americans of the intent of Republicans defending the invasion and occupation.
The neo-con's solution has been fulfilling Netanyahu's twenty-three year campaign for Americans to die in a war with the Islamic Republic of Iran primarily because Israel wants to be the only Middle East nation with an American-provided nuclear arsenal.
The Times says this is "about ensuring that this never happens again and regaining the moral credibility to rebuke torture by other governments"
Republican foreign policy is a tortured and terrifying admixture of religious dogmatism, political ideology, and corporate thirst for profit
The sad truth is that Iraq is in the shape it is today in because of what the US has already done. How, we must ask ourselves now, is doing it again going to undo it?
Ari Fleischer, the White House Press Secretary under President George W. Bush during the early years of the Iraq War. took to Twitter on Friday to help conservatives pin the blame on Obama for the recent surge of violence in Iraq.
Douthat also carefully avoids mention of Egypt, another Obama foreign policy success story, where the Obama administration's moderating influence ensured that the Mubarak regime would be sent packing, and without the violence of a civil war.
Donald Rumsfeld conveniently forgets the past and repeats the GOP's favorite meme, that Obama has lost credibility and America's confidence
Benghazi was bigger than Watergate (and apparently, 9/11 as well) but "Seal Team 6-Gate" is bigger even than Benghazi! (and Benghazi was totally the worst scandal ever, right? Well, not so much...).
In order to justify his lack of apology over Iraq, Rumsfeld quoted Napoleon and then claimed that Bush didn't really get it wrong, '...if intelligence were fact it wouldn't be intelligence.'
After the war criminals Rumsfeld and Cheney criticized Obama, Jon Stewart reminded them of their own grievous misdeeds
In 2011, House Republicans ignored warnings from conservatives of emboldening terrorists and voted no on authorizing the Libya mission in order to obstruct Obama.