What: "How to See This Mission Accomplished".
Where: Times Sunday Opinion back page
Intro: For the fifth anniversary of President Bush’s declaration of the end of “major combat operations” in Iraq, the Op-Ed page asked nine experts on military affairs to identify a significant challenge facing the American and Iraqi leadership today and to propose one specific step to help overcome that challenge.
L. Paul Bremer III
Gen. Paul D. Eaton, USA (ret)
Nathaniel Fick, Center for a New American Security
Kenneth M. Pollack
Ouch. Quit It: Slaughter, Huffington Post, March 20:
"Hayden's post and many other commentaries surrounding the fifth anniversary of the invasion are a microcosm of the problem with our Iraq policy as a whole. The debate is still far too much about who was right and who was wrong on the initial invasion and far too little about how, in Obama's formulation, to be as careful getting out of Iraq as we were careless getting in."