July 19-22, 2017
With Iraq descending into chaos, Stephen Hadley, former national security advisor, reminds Americans that they can be proud of their achievements following the removal of Saddam Hussein from power in 2003. Hadley cites the Syrian conflict as an example of the dangers of allowing a brutal dictator to act with impunity. Bashar al-Assad has stoked a bloody civil war in Syria, and Hadley contends that Hussein would have played a major role in fanning sectarian flames if he were still in power today.
Read more from Stephen Hadley in The Wall Street Journal here.