World War I was a massive conflict. Ten million soldiers died and whole empires disintegrated. At the end, the winners carved up the spoils. There are lessons in that ending, not necessarily the ones we've been taught.
In the spring of 2003, for a brief moment, many Americans bought the idea, that the Iraq war was over. But why didn't the war end with the fall of Baghdad? And why were we programmed to think it might?
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