What we now have in Iraq is a defeat.
Americans are sick and tired of political gamesmanship.
Memorials become relics if they do not stir our modern conscience.
The sanctity of our battlefields, monuments, and veterans institutions is of utmost importance to preserve military history and pay respect to those who fought.
Saddam Hussein has systematically violated, over the course of the past 11 years, every significant UN resolution that has demanded that he disarm and destroy his chemical and biological weapons, and any nuclear capacity. This he has refused to do.