Congress and other fans of intervention who call on the Obama administration to use force in Syria or Iran always make such ventures sound quick, low-risk, and ordained to succeed. You can believe that, says Steve Chapman, if you erase from your mind everything that's happened in the American wars of the 21st century.
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