bush and obama

Chapter 2: The Bush Jr and Obama Years

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In 2003, I was teaching military history and strategic studies at the Singapore Command and Staff College, a military training institution. At that time, America was still reeling from the 9/11 attacks, fighting a global war against terrorism, and was at the brink of launching the shock and awe offensive against Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction. My personal assessment at that time was that after the Vietnam War, the 2003 invasion of Iraq would be viewed as America’s next greatest strategic blunder.

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