Iraq: America's Other "Longest War"
January 6, 2020
As the calendar prepared to flip from 2019 to 2020, protesters stormed the US embassy in Baghdad. As I write this, the action -- a response to US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria which killed at least 25 and wounded more than 50 -- hasn't yet become a reprise of the Iran hostage crisis of 40 years ago, but it's eerily reminiscent.
Although few Americans seem to notice, Iraq is arguably the second-...