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Books For Baghdad

Professor Bainbridge highlights a truly worthy cause: Rebuilding the library collection at Baghdad University. Liberal education was hardly a priority under the Hussein regime, andmany libraries were burned during the Iraq war. As one of the organizers commented, “Our sending books over there has potential for a huge impact. This will show people there that we in the United States have their best interests in mind.” Indeed, this is the sort of thing one should support irrespective of one’s opinion on the war.

Jonathan H. Adler — Jonathan H. Adler is the Johan Verhiej Memorial Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Business Law and Regulation at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

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