Ten years and $60 billion in American taxpayer funds later, Iraq is still so unstable and broken that even its leaders question whether U.S. efforts to rebuild the war-torn nation were worth the cost.
In his final report to Congress, Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction Stuart Bowen's conclusion was all too clear: Since the invasion a decade ago this month, the U.S. has spent too much money in Iraq for too few results.
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
It's difficult to describe the madness of that era, when invading a country in order, it seemed, to provide fresh coats of paint for their schools made sense.
by Atrios at 08:58