Coffee with Richard Perle: Iraq as a Do-Over? Liberation, Yes. Occupation, No

Richard Perle makes an excellent espresso for PJM Washington Editor Richard Miniter at his home. Perle: "The seminal mistake was getting into an occupation... We sent in 8,000 Americans to administer Iraq like you'd administer Montgomery county.... It was an absurd transplantation, and the body of Iraq rejected it." (For comment discussion go here.)