Jefferson Morley believes the toppling of Saddam also ended Arab nationalism and support for autocratic government. I believe I’ll wait for a little more evidence before jumping to that conclusion; it strikes me as mighty strained right now.

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James Joyner
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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.