Byron Scott, professor emeritus, Missouri School of Journalism: In recent days, America closed the metaphorical book on its combat role in Iraq. And quite another book on the same topic opened. At $35, it is already down to $18.89 on Amazon, Tony Blair’s 720-page "My Political Life" pales in comparison to the seven-year, $726 billion campaign that costs tens of thousands of lives. But both teach their lessons and the former British prime minister continues to agonize about these lessons, as should we all.
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