We are the most powerful nation on earth. No external power, no terrorist organization, can defeat us. But we can defeat ourselves by getting caught in a quagmire.
Defeat Earth External Getting Most
I don't do quagmires.
My words in her mind: cold polished stones sinking through a quagmire.
Her Mind Polished Quagmire Sinking
At least 23,000 civilians have also died in the Iraqi killing field and the U.S. is stuck in a quagmire.
Civilians Died Field Iraqi Killing
Before and during the first phase of the war his administration repeatedly maligned the UN but now, that Iraq has turned into a quagmire, it is asking the UN for help.
Asking Before During First First Phase