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For America's national security hawks, old habits die hard.

Washington Post columnist Max Boot is probably best known these days as a Never-Trump conservative, a figure who spent much of his career making common cause with Republicans and then later repented of it all. Before that, though, he was for years a leading cheerleader for America's war in Iraq — a disaster that in recent years he has acknowledged was "all a big mistake."

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