. . .is now very much in the past tense for two US soldiers, now dead, who helped pen an important August 19th New York Times op-ed, “The War As We Saw It,” authored by seven soldiers in Iraq.
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Petraeus called these soldiers the new “Greatest Generation.” Well, a few more of the best and brightest are dead. And more and more will die — and the political deals that might rationalize any of this tragedy and that are needed to stabilize Iraq and the Middle East are not happening.
— Steve Clemons