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Today is the 10th anniversary of the start of the Iraq War. While John Yoo still defends it, a recent Gallup poll shows a majority of Americans have long seen it was a mistake. Ezra Klein offers a mea culpa on his early support for the war, and The New Republic offers a compendium of other reporters and policy experts. But perhaps the most poignant retrospective is the last letter of dying Iraq War veteran Tomas Young. Will the lessons of Iraq be like those of Vietnam: debated, misstated … and ultimately, tragically ignored?