Report challenges decision, reasons for war with Iraq

Freedom Editorial T he Senate Select Committee on Intelligence’s report on prewar intelligence assessments was released on a Friday, which in Washington is often a way to bury embarrassing stuff as people turn their attention to the weekend. As people digest the information, however, they will find the report is devastating. Its key conclusion — […]

War critics don’t dishonor warriors

By Tom Philpott: Military update More than 525 Americans have died and 3,000 have been wounded in Iraq. Thousands of Iraqis have died too, not all of them Saddam Hussein supporters. Fresh U.S. ground forces, 100,000 strong and a third of them reserve or National Guard, are preparing to replace soldiers completing a first tough […]