What Obama Should Say On Iraq

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    Jun 23, 2008 5:03 PM GMT
    "Barack Obama needs to give a speech about Iraq. Otherwise he will find himself in the unusual position of having being prescient about the war in 2002 and yet being overtaken by events in 2008. The most important reason to do this is not political. Iraq is fading in importance for the public and, to the extent that it matters as an electoral issue, most people agree with Obama's judgment that the war was not worth fighting.

    The reason to lay out his approach to Iraq is that, were he elected, the war would be his biggest and most immediate problem. He will need to implement a serious policy on Iraq, one that is consistent with his long-held views but is also informed by the conditions on the ground today. This is what he should say: ... "

    http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/postglobal/fareed_zakaria/2008/06/what_obama_should_say_on_iraq.html


    Fareed Zakaria is a genius. The man should be made Obama's Secretary of State!


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    Jun 23, 2008 5:46 PM GMT
    Caslon4000 saidFareed Zakaria is a genius.


    Agreed.
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    Jun 23, 2008 8:25 PM GMT
    I disagree Fareed is just another pundit.

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    Jun 23, 2008 9:27 PM GMT
    Iraq is a Loss. The Iraqi Consitution is a worthless peice of Paper. The Iraqi Law can be superceded even today by Shira Law. You can not have a Democracy in a nation that is based on Theoratical ideals. Pull out count out blessing we are out and watch teh Civil War rage from the Bleachers