America’s occupation of Iraq proved the nation’s leaders
failed to learn from past success. General Douglas MacArthur’s administration
of the occupation of Japan provided the template America’s leaders and foreign
policy establishment rejects, to the detriment of our allies.
As a resurgent Al Qaeda sweeps over Iraq, President Obama
trades five Afghan Taliban generals in exchange for an American deserter. And
Eric Cantor learns that advocating amnesty for America’s 11.5 million illegal
aliens is a losing issue for establishment Republicans, which bodes well for
the Tea Party’s takeover of a lifeless GOP.