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Baghdad is not Benghazi

Forcing the recent embassy attack into a partisan frame confuses more than it illuminates

The U.S. embassy in Baghdad came under attack, threatening American lives and highlighting problems in U.S. foreign policy, but for many Americans it’s all about partisan politics. Even before the event was over, media figures, politicians, and thousands of social media…



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Nicholas Grossman

Senior Editor at Arc Digital. Poli Sci prof (IR) at U. Illinois. Author of “Drones and Terrorism.” Politics, national security, and occasional nerdery.