Five Good Reasons to Win in Iraq

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Today Gen. David Petraeus told the Senate today that the recent flare-up of violence across Iraq demonstrates that recent security improvements are “fragile and reversible.” Last week Heritage senior research fellow named five reasons why we must stay win in Iraq:


1. Strengthen Iraq’s Army
2. Contain Iran
3. Defeat al Qaeda
4. Maintain Aliances
5. Avert Humanitarian Crisis