Defense Secretary Gates says Iraq War is over. At ceremonies marking the formal close of the US combat mission in Iraq, Gates said history will judge whether the 7 1/2 year war was worthwhile. MIT international relations professor Stephen Van Evera joins Midday to look back and look ahead.11:00 a.m.
Stephen Van Evera: Professor of political science, The Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He specializes in the causes and prevention of war, and national security policy. Author of "Causes of War: Power and the Roots of Conflict." Former managing editor of the journal "International Security." Native of Duluth, Minn.