Why Did We Get It Wrong?
Five years on, "liberal hawks" consider their support for the Iraq war.
"How Did I Get Iraq Wrong? I underestimated the self-centeredness and sectarianism of the ruling elite and the social impact of 30 years of extreme dictatorship," by Kanan Makiya. Posted March 17, 2008. (Kanan Makiya chatted online with readers about this article; read the transcript.)
"How Did I Get Iraq Wrong? I didn't," by Christopher Hitchens. Posted March 17, 2008.
Illustration by Charlie Powell.