Ms. Maddow told colleague Andrea Mitchell that Mr. Bush’s entire Middle East policy has led to several overseas conflicts, from the Iraq War to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine dispute.
“The decisions of our generation on national security are determined more than anything by what the George W. Bush administration did with that nine-year war in Iraq and, alongside it, a 13-year war in Afghanistan that’s still going on,” Ms. Maddow said during a discussion about her new documentary, “Why We Did It.”
Oh yeah, and the egg that got all over Obama’s face when he drew a red line for Syria that was ignored, then did nothing about it, completely destroying his credibility among other nations? That was Bush’s fault too. So is Chuck Hagel slashing the size of the military even as Russia and China become ever more bellicose.
“Those are the determinative constraints for our thinking about everything, from…
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