Questions for 2 August Class

 

What role did the aim of spreading democracy play in the Bush decision to invade Iraq according to Daalder & Lindsay or Cohen? Does reviewing this speech change your view of whether it did?

 

Does the course of the war in Iraq show that the Bush grand strategy is flawed?

 

Should the US withdraw its military forces from Iraq? What are the risks of doing so?

 

What should the US do about Iranís and North Koreaís nuclear programs? What can be done if the use of force is not on the table?