President Obama himself opposed the war in Iraq. He should remember that today.
The jihadists of Isis and sundry other groups paid by the Saudi Wahhabis – and by Kuwaiti oligarchs – now rule thousands of square miles.
A new survey finds that 74 percent of voters oppose sending troops to the country where in 2003 former Vice President Dick Cheney claimed US troops would be “greeted as liberators”—but where in fact 4,486 Americans were killed.
The only error Obama made in ending the U.S. military role in Iraq was not moving fast enough to disengage from Bush’s nation-building fantasies.
Even if ISIS is ousted from Mosul, it will not bring about resolutions to the grievances of the Sunni majority there.