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Who wrecked Iraq? We did.

Re “The Iraq takeaway,” Opinion, May 1 In his piece supporting the continued presence of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, Max Boot says that “in hindsight … it is obvious that Iraq began to unravel the minute the last U.S. troops left.” I would contend that Iraq began to unravel the minute that U.S. forces struck Baghdad on March 20, 2003, in a ruthless “shock and awe” bombing campaign that began the unwarranted, preemptive war in Iraq to oust Saddam Hussein. Also Submit a Letter to the Editor Thanks to the misguided foreign policy agenda of President Bush, a broken Iraq continues to suffer the dire consequences of perhaps the biggest military…