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Archive for June 2007

Lord Chatham in Iraq

This week’s reports from Iraq disclose that after almost four months of American military “surge” in Iraq, U.S. troops currently control fewer than one-third of Baghdad’s neighborhoods. This depressing news gives unwelcome force to the remarks two hundred thirty years ago of Lord Chatham (William Pitt the Elder) as he denounced British policy towards the…

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