With a panel of distinguished experts—including Ivan Eland, Peter Brookes, Lawrence J. Korb, Lt. Gen. William E. Odom (Ret.), and Gareth Porter—this groundbreaking program addresses a variety of solutions for Iraq. Some contributors argue that military overstretch in the Iraq war makes it necessary to rethink U.S. interventionist foreign policy—noting the degree to which American influence throughout the world has been squandered by an unnecessary war—and call for leaving Iraq. Others discuss partitioning Iraq or forming a loose, decentralized confederation that would reduce the likelihood of an explosive civil war; while still others defend U.S. foreign policy, suggesting that more international financial support would greatly assist in the reconstruction of Iraq. The forum concludes with a lively and provocative question and answer session.
|Publisher:||Independent Institute, The|
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About the Author
David J. Theroux is the founder and president of The Independent Institute. Ivan Eland is a senior fellow and director of the Center on Peace & Liberty at the Independent Institute. Peter Brookes is a senior fellow for National Security Affairs and director of the Asian Studies Center at the Heritage Foundation. Lawrence J. Korb is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. Lt. Gen. William E. Odom (Ret.) is a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute and a professor at Yale University. Gareth Porter is an independent analyst with the Inter Press Service and a Foreign Policy in Focus scholar.