Homeward Bound


NYT editorial page: “It is time for the United States to leave Iraq, without any more delay than the Pentagon needs to organize an orderly exit.” Yes it’s true that this is a bit late, but I’ll take it. I’d just like to see this — departure without unnecessary delay — become the progressive position, with things like CNAS’s let’s maybe end the war in a decade proposal (Hillary Clinton and Chuck Hagel at the launch event!) recognized as a conservative alternative.