Good Essays on Iraq
Just for my reference as much as anything, here's a new article that tries to debunk some of the various arguments against the Iraq war; it makes for interesting reading. Also, this old essay by Steven Den Beste does as good a job as anything I've seen for spelling out the reasons that I hope our leaders had in mind when expanding the Global War on Terror to the Iraqi theater. (My own attempt to record my thoughts on why expanding the war was the right thing to do can be found here.)
I'd be interested to see what my good friend Rob over at Rob's
Update 1101 13 July: Via Instapundit, a new OpinionJournal article on connections between Saddam and Al Qaeda.