How Will We Know It’s Over?

When looking back on the 2003 mission to eliminate perceived weapons of mass destruction from Iraq, then-Pentagon Chief Paul Wolfowitz has said that it misjudged the “the tenacity of Saddam’s regime”, but denied it was grounded in any attempt to deceive the American people, saying “A mistake is one thing, a lie is something else.”

The biggest risk to our well-being would be to underestimate the tenacity of the…