Iraq’s Early Vietnam Moment

Four years ago — on Nov. 2, 2003 — a U.S. helicopter was shot down over Iraq, killing 16 U.S. troops, an early “Vietnam moment” in what was emerging as a powerful Iraqi insurgency. The incident helped convince a newly organized group of former U.S. ingelligence officers that the Iraq War was unwinnable.

Ray McGovern
November 3, 2007

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