8.26.2007

Sen. Webb: Vietnam And Iraq ‘Simply Are Not Comparable’

VIDEO: Last week, Bush argued that the lessons of Vietnam show that the U.S. can't withdraw too soon from Iraq. Today on ABC's This Week, Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA), a Vietnam veteran who supported the Vietnam war, said that Bush’s conclusion is inaccurate:

In Iraq, we’re having a reverse situation. We have an overall strategic objective that was not directly related to what we were attempting to do in the war against international terrorism. We have good people implementing a bad strategy. It’s just not the same situation. … We’re not going to have stability in that region until the American troops are out of Iraq.

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