Obama’s self-serving machinations in Iraq bespeak a candidate unfit to be commander-in-chief.
A computer-generated flag is the perfect metaphor for the political theatrics in Denver.
The groundwork for political progress.
Because what happens in Samarra, doesn’t stay in Samarra
Iraqis feel for the position of the United States. In an interview with an interpreter for the U.S. Marine unit, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, one Iraqi says that the US is in a “bad situation, no matter what route they take.” Nick, the name the interpreter uses because he doesn’t want the terrorist to know his real name, tells a different story about Iraq. “If the US stays, the Americans will hate their own government. If the US leaves, they (the terrorist) will kill us.”
With security improved, reconstruction and good governance pose the next strategic challenges.
Good ole ‘Castle Gate’… hearing of or passing through it again was never something I considered since my last visit in ’04. But after winding through checkpoints along a route all too familiar from before, I was back.