Recommended Off-site Links:
Why Take the Neocons Seriously? – Robert Parry (Consortium News, June 15, 2014).
Are Our Memories Really So Short? – Steve Benen (MSNBC, June 16, 2014).
Debating Iraq in 2014: Wrong All Over Again – Peter Hart (FAIR via Common Dreams, June 16, 2014).
How Iraq’s Crisis Got Started, and How it Didn’t – Bob Dreyfuss (The Nation, June 13, 2014).
On Iraq, Let’s Ignore Those Who Got It All Wrong – Paul Waldman (The Washington Post via Common Dreams, June 14, 2014).
Neocons’ Stunning Iraq Revisionism: Why They’re Still Divorced from Reality – Eric Alterman (Salon, June 20, 2014).
The Almighty Mess in Iraq (Courtesy of Bush & Cheney) – Eric Margolis (EricMargolis.com via Common Dreams, June 15, 2014).
Sorry, George W. Bush, But This Whole Mess is Still Your Fault – Paul Rosenberg (Salon, June 16, 2014).
Up Close and Personal With George W. Bush’s Horrifying Legacy – Robert Scheer (TruthDig, June 18, 2014).
Bush's Toxic Legacy in Iraq – Peter Bergen (CNN, June 16, 2014).
Why Bush and Blair Should Be Prosecuted for War Crimes – César Chelala (Common Dreams, June 18, 2014).
Harry Reid: "Being on the Wrong Side of Dick Cheney is Being on the Right Side of History" – Igor Bobic (The Huffington Post, June 18, 2014).
Maybe Listening to Dick Cheney on Iraq Isn’t a Good Idea – Paul Waldman (The Washington Post, June 18, 2014).
Fox News' Megyn Kelly Grills Dick Cheney: "History Has Proven that You Got It Wrong in Iraq" – Dylan Stableford (Yahoo! News, June 19, 2014).
Remember When Paul Wolfowitz Said Not to Worry About Sectarian Violence in Iraq? – David Corn (Mother Jones, June 17, 2014).
Paul Wolfowitz Despicably Reprising Old Lies on Iraq – Heather Digby Parton (Salon, June 18, 2014).
'Drawn Back Into War' in Iraq – Peter Hart (FAIR, June 18, 2014).
The Seven People Who Need to STFU on Iraq Right Now – David Ferguson (The Raw Story, June 13, 2014).
Additional Links on the Crisis in Iraq:
The Crisis in Iraq and the Threat of Wider War – Dexter Filkins (The New Yorker, June 23, 2014).
On Recent Events in Mosul and Other Cities in Iraq – Falah Alwan (Jadaliyya via Common Dreams, June 16, 2014).
The Western-Imposed Partition of the Middle East Is Dead – Robert Fisk (The Independent via Common Dreams, June 15, 2014).
Christiane Amanpour: This Might Be the "End of Iraq as We Know It" – The Takeaway (June 16, 2014).
Who Are Iraq's Sunni Arabs and What Did We Do to Them? – Juan Cole (Informed Comment, June 18, 2014).
The United States' Tragic Role in Iraq – Stephen Zunes (The Progressive, June 16, 2014).
Report from Iraq: U.S. Invasion in 2003 Helped Set Path for Crisis Pulling Nation Apart – Democracy Now! (June 13, 2014).
An Iraqi Perspective: How America’s Destruction of Iraqi Society Led to Today’s Chaos – Raed Jarrar (BillMoyers.com, June 20, 2014).
Iraq and the Destructive Sham Called the 'War on Terror' – Shamus Cooke (Common Dreams, June 14, 2014).
Militants Lay Siege to Iraq's Largest Oil Refinery – Qassim Abdul-Zahra (Associated Press via Yahoo! News, June 18, 2014).
Iraq and Syria: Two Arab Countries Fall Apart – The Economist (June 14, 2014).
Will Iraq or Syria Survive? UN Envoy Lakhdar Brahimi on Sectarian War and the Disastrous 2003 U.S. Invasion – Democracy Now! (June 18, 2014).