Five minutes after we left, the Shiites, Sunnis, and Kurds in Iraq are already going at it.
Shiite Prime Minister Maliki is warning the Kurds not to give refuge to Sunni vice president Hashimi, whom Maliki wants arrested on terrorism charges.
Nine years and $1 trillion and 4,500 American dead, and we were unable to create a stable society there.
All good news for Iran and its ambitions for regional hegemony.
Gee, I never would have seen that coming.
After all, didn’t the Iraqis invite us in to remove Sadam Hussein and his weapons of mass destruction and establish a government with democratic and rebublican principles where, with a little help from the U.S., they could establish a more than perfect union and ride into the sunset with John Wayne?
Oh, that must have been a different movie based on a screenplay by Cecil B. De Mille after he was done with the Ten Commandments.