The Corner

A War for Oil?

Old Dem talking point: Our heavy-handed occupation is alienating Iraqis and the broader Middle East. New Dem talking point: The Iraqis need to do more to pay for our heavy-handed occupation.

Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: comments.lowry@nationalreview.com. 

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