It has gotten to be that the United States involves itself with undeclared wars, sends our troops to fight and because there is a change of administrations there is a policy change for that conflict. How about the commitment we made to that country. Are those two words loyalty and honor of no merit any longer from our politicians. How about our troops who have lost lives and been wounded or lamed?
Discussions have to be made on any future conflicts the United States might involve itself with. It has to really be thought out as to the end game. The Democrats have done it with Vietnam and now they are doing it with Iraq. “Just let it go, that’s enough of this conflict, we are not interested any longer.” What if we did that in Europe at the end of World War II? All of Europe would now be under Communist control. Because we remained there all those years after the war, eventually the iron curtain came down.
As we read on keep in mind during the Benghazi lies Obama said that Al Qaeda was dead. Violence has increased in Iraq in 2013 to levels not seen in years, UN officials reported this week. They are worried that there will be bloodshed that was not seen since before the US troop surge.
I feel like many that Obama left Iraq too prematurely for political reasons as he is doing presently in Afghanistan. For Obama its always pacifying his base, the radical left.
US troops withdrew from Iraq at the end of 2011.The years immediately before and after that withdrawal, the level of violence remained relatively steady — and by Iraq standards, relatively low. The troop surge and other factors were credited with curbing the bloodshed from its 2004-2007 highs. But the 2013 death toll is roughly double what it had been in recent years
Since last December, the Sunnis have been protesting against what they perceive as discrimination at the hands of the country’s Shiite-led government and against tough anti-terrorism measures they say target their sect.
That tension, though, has been exploited by Al Qaeda in Iraq, as has the Syrian civil war next door.
So Obama! What are you going to do? Do you know, or do you care? After all! when you were running for president the first time you made it a point to declare Iraq the bad war and Afghanistan the good war. A president of the United States is suppose to honor the commitments made by our country. I remember when you pulled out of Iraq that if need be we will be available to supply the help needed if and when Iraq was in trouble by it’s enemies. Naturally that was mentioned by various opinions but I never heard it from Obama. They use to call Nixon “tricky Dick; they use to call Clinton, “slick Willie. “For Obama I think it should be, “don’t blame Me.” President Bush left Iraq in a good military position. So Obama will have no one to blame but himself if Iraq totally falls. That will be another mark against America on the world stage.