6. Think it was Mark Twain who quipped that war is America's excuse
to 'learn geography' (or some such words).
The reason the war is no longer of interest is that it is being fought by mercenaries and victims of the 'poverty draft' and not the middle class. Bring back the draft of those precious little middle class sons and daughters and see how long we stay mired in another country's civil war. Oh wait, that happened in Vietnam (1954-74), so maybe I'm wrong. But somehow I don't think so.