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December 21, 2011 3:25 AM

Commentary: Our debate over Iraq has been quieted by 9 years of war

After this past weekend’s rather quiet end to the war in Iraq, it is kind of hard to remember how loud we were at the start. The last detachment of American troops left early Sunday under a cover of darkness. Reporters on the ride into Kuwait described the troops as proud but also relieved, marking the significant moment modestly.

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