Juan Cole reminds Jeb Bush that it was his brother’s surge that led to the growth of ISIS. James Fallows explains the right question any presidential candidate should answer about Iraq. Peter Beinart explains the follow-up question about Iran.
Worth linking to this article in the latest Atlantic. When truth fails you, create a myth, which repeated enough times, will be treated (or heard) as truth: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/09/the-surge-fallacy/399344/
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