20 years later, the Iraq War remains the biggest foreign policy disaster of our generation, one that took thousands of American lives and hundreds of thousands of Iraqi lives. Have we fully learned the lessons from this failed war of aggression, or are we doomed to repeat it? 🧵
We still have not had full accountability for the war crimes perpetrated, or for those responsible for cheerleading the war. The perpetrators of this war—George W. Bush and Dick Cheney have faced no accountability for war crimes and continue to be accepted in Washington society.
Figures like John Bolton and Elliot Abrams continue to receive appointments to senior national security roles in our government. Many many more continue to receive some of the largest platforms in media.
@IlhanMN Thank you for speaking out loudly about this unacceptable hypocrisy. The deafening silence, especially from purported allies, is maddening.
@IlhanMN Remember Somalia? How's about Benghazi?
@IlhanMN You're kidding right?
@IlhanMN Didn't you vote for Ukraine war funding?
@IlhanMN As you fund a proxy in Ukraine?? So weak..
@IlhanMN Let me guess, somebody did something.
@IlhanMN No and you haven't either.
@Phillygirl741 @IlhanMN apparently not