Thirty years ago, America's upset military defeat produced what came to be called "Vietnam Syndrome." Acknowledging failure brought angry recriminations and second-guessing that still effect public opinion, politics and foreign policy. Will Iraq Syndrome have a deeper and longer-lasting impact on the national psyche and US prestige in the world? Also, the latest on developments in the Palestinian Territories. We hear from Gaza, the West Bank and Israel. Does the US still have a role?
Should the US Get Ready for Post-Iraq Syndrome?
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Defeat in war can have "unintended, seemingly inexplicable consequences." Upset defeats can be especially damaging to a nation's psyche. Thirty years ago, what came to be...