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President Bush crafted a war rationale—Saddam Hussein’s supposed weapons of mass destruction and ties to terrorist groups—that didn’t hold up once it became possible to test the thesis.
This gave war critics at home stores of rhetorical ammunition with which to attack his policies. Additionally, he offered a picture of what his war would accomplish that also proved wispy and chimerical, he sold the war as an initiative to establish a democratic beachhead in the heartland of Islam, thus paving the way for an era of progress and stability in the region.
With the possible exception of Woodrow Wilson, no president ever encased his war effort in a cocoon of idealism as frivolous as that, Bush’s failure devastated his party in subsequent elections as the American people expressed their anger at his folly, (I repeat) Bush’s failure devastated his party in subsequent elections as the American people expressed their anger at his folly.
In the end, he simply announced a timetable for withdrawal with the hope that things would remain relatively stable in the land he had totally upended. Of course, they didn’t, Bush’s war contributed to the rise of passions and conflicts that have unleashed further sectarian turmoil and fostered the rise of the kind of Islamist radicalism that was the true U.S. enemy after 9/11.
The Popular Mobilization Forces,, which played an important role in the recent victory in Tikrit, Saddam Hussein’s hometown, have been absent, for the most part, from the fighting in Anbar, this is partly because of demands by American officials, who worry that the presence of militias, despite their fighting prowess, could raise sectarian tensions in Sunni-dominated Anbar.
Now, as the situation has deteriorated, some Anbar officials and tribal sheikhs have called on the government to send militia units, which are grouped under an organization called the Popular Mobilization Forces, they were disparaging the popular mobilization and now they want it
The Saudi government should know that by supporting financially, logistically and by training of takfiris and terrorists in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Central Asia and the Caucuses, and attacking Yemen while preventing humanitarian aid, will not turn it into an important country in the region, Saudi Arabia will become an important country in the region when it can unite Muslims and bring together the different sects, given that they are the custodian of the two holy mosques in Islam