General Odierno , the current Army Chief of Staff, said yesterday that when we left Iraq in 2011, we left it with a national army representing all three factions, Sunni, Shiite, and Kurds. After we left the government removed all but the Shiites and the situation in Iraq disintegrated. He said the U.S. policy today is to assist and train on a limited scale, because the region must understand this is their problem to solve - not America's. This was the best explanation of the current situation I've heard so far. What do others think?
by The Minstrel6 years ago
I personally believe that invading Iraq was imperative. We had to take the war to Al Qaida and keep them occupied in the Middle East. Will we transform this ancient land into a Western form of democracy. I doubt it....
by PrettyPanther18 months ago
Castlepaloma, I hope you like this video. Once you get past the first 1:20 or so, it's pretty wonderful.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1L_UKv19P9E
by Barefootfae4 years ago
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/201 … medium=RSSAccess is denied to the survivors.Now why can't they be interviewed?
by Sooner284 years ago
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/0 … 99310.htmlOn the front page of the Huffington Post, the caption reads: George W. Obama. I find this to be refreshing, and I am glad the left is beginning to see...
by Evan G Rogers5 years ago
I'm sorry, but I have yet to find any evidence that Iran is building a nuke. Yet, the EU just condemned starvation and austerity to the people of Iran because it MIGHT be building a...
by Credence24 years ago
This is a case of an embattled minister holding a prominant government post in Italy and the racist attacks against her, could these descendents of Mussolini's Black Shirts be distant cousins of our tea-party and...
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