The education on the Middle East continues …. Stop here!!
Anyone who claims to have a easy solution towards bringing stability to the middle east region is selling you the London Bridge. In this part of the world, the countries differ as to tribal interests, cultures, conflicts, grudges, grievances and traditions which have been in existence for centuries. Those who have studied the history of this region know that what works for the West probably will not be compatible here.
There are those who are adamant that our U.S. Military should not have completely withdrawn from Iraq in December, 2011. The far right’s argument is that the absence of the U. S. Military presence left a vacuum which allowed the extreme terrorist group of ISIS to flourish and succeed; even though, it was at the Iraqi leaders behest that we not leave behind a contingency U.S. Military force. ISIS at this time was al-Qaeda, the insurgent terrorist organization that we had supposedly left impotent.
This is where it becomes important to know the rest…
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