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President Barack Obama spoke on the situation in Iraq on Monday, reiterating that "there is no American military solution
If we are to solve our myriad domestic problems and revitalize our economy we need to be more selective about our involvement in foreign crises large and small.
The United States justified the invasion of Iraq on the grounds that Saddam Hussein posed an imminent threat to America and the world. Since that proved not to be the case, critics of President Obama's Iraq policy now argue that America sacrificed on behalf of oppressed Iraqis.
Calling the war a "mistake" is the language of denial, not contrition: it minimizes the Iraq War's disastrous consequences, removes blame, and deprives Americans of any chance to learn from our generation's foreign policy disaster.
And this is the future we need for our military. We cannot tolerate this strain on our forces to fight a war that hasn't