Americans are the adults ….. Part 8!!
We the people want more than footing the $1.7 to $2 trillion dollar bill with NOTHING in return except for more future expenses, more human suffering and heartache. We have been handed the bill for the 2003 decade plus long Iraqi catastrophe, signed off on by President George Bush and then President Barack Obama.
The following is the continuation of the story on how President Obama’s support for the Prime Minister Maliki led to the formation of ISIS which has us mired in Iraq and Syria for years to come, with all of its associated costs.
Here are some excerpts from the 7/3/14 Washington Post Op-ed piece by Ali Khedery, “Why we stuck with Maliki — and lost Iraq:”
“I was determined not to let an Iranian general who had murdered countless American troops dictate the endgame for the United States in Iraq. By October, I was pleading with Ambassador Jeffrey to take steps to…
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