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Can any good come out of this?


Last updated 10/13/2006 at Noon

In early August, General John Abizaid, the commander of the US Central Command and the most knowledgeable senior military official about Iraq, expressed his fears to a Senate Committee that conditions in Iraq are the very next thing to a “civil war.”

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman went further one day later when he wrote that our armed forces in Iraq “are babysitting a civil war.” Can any good come of continued US presence in such a conflict? Isn’t it time to consider letting the Sunnis and Shiites settle their centuries-old animosity without our forces caught in the mi...

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