Anniversaries. Time to take stock, look back, and look to where we are going.
We have now been in Iraq for three years.
Even as I type this, Bush is giving a speech about the progress we are making in Iraq. Again. The short version of his speech - all kinds of good things are happening in Iraq, but if we leave the situation will get even worse.
If you want to know how we got here, Think Progress has a comprehensive timeline of the Iraq war.