The rise of the Islamic State, the losses in Iraq and the splintering of Syria are a direct result of at least three key Obama decisions.
Iraq is not the only place in the Middle East that will demand the presidential candidates’ attention.
It’s not that “mistakes were made,” as the GOP candidate likes to put it, but that his brother wanted a war that made no sense.
It’s stunning to think that someone with his stature and responsibility has this capacity for deceit living within him.
President Obama and the Democrats seem to be in a permanent state of crisis, being tossed around on the waves of the daily news cycle.
We need to learn from our mistakes in Iraq, not repeat them.
President Obama should abdicate himself from all foreign policy responsibilities and decisions.
The extremists are having their day in Iraq, but perhaps not for long. President Obama would be wise to exercise caution.
We will be dealing with the aftereffects of these wars for a long time.
A decade has passed, but unanswered questions remain.