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George H.W. Bush
Netanyahu invitation unwise
Netanyahu invitation unwise

Once upon a time, not so long ago, the Republican party was generally thought of as the party of national security. The final years of Ronald Reagan's administration, successful arms control talks and masterful handling of the collapse of the Soviet Union by George H.W. Bush strengthened that perception. Republican credibility on national security was obliterated, however, by the Bush-Cheney administration and their reckless, strategically disastrous, $2 trillion invasion of Iraq. The GOP has not recovered from that calamity. And now House Majority leader John Boehner has put a nail in the coffin of GOP weakness on major national security issues with his flippant and dishonorable...