The disastrous Iraq policies that led to ISIS were not President Bush's
Date Written: 2015-10-27
Publisher: The American Conservative
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX18256
In May 2003, in the wake of the Iraq War and the ousting of Saddam Hussein, events took place that set the stage for the current chaos in the Middle East. Yet even most well-informed Americans are unaware of how policies implemented by mid-level bureaucrats during the Bush administration unwittingly unleashed forces that would ultimately lead to the juggernaut of the Islamic State.